Alexandra Nicholas

Alexandra Nicholas is Project Manager, community organising trainer and coach at Ko Awatea, Centre for Health Improvement and Innovation Auckland, New Zealand.Her organising work is focused on issues of social justice and equity for Pacific and indigenous New Zealand Māori youth.

Most recently, she was lead organiser of ‘Handle the Jandal,’ a by-youth, for-youth campaign unleashing Pacific and Māori youth leadership to enhance mental health and wellbeing. Alex has presented her work and led community organising trainings in the UK, USA, Australia and New Zealand contributing to global learning on the impact of social mobilisation and organising as an approach to working with communities to create health.