Alex-Handrah is originally from Haiti and grew up in Brooklyn, New York. She now lives in Johannesburg and works in the finance sector.
She loves to travel and her hobbies include reading, watching TV and exercising. Alex-Handrah enjoys running because it clears her head and helps her to tune out the rest of the world.
She is passionate about racial justice, feminism and education, and wants to see South African women having greater access to education.
Asked why she is running the Two Oceans for ActionAid South Africa, Alex-Handrah says, “I believe in female empowerment and Cape Town is my favourite city!”