Aleksei is the Operations and Community Relations Coordinator of the IJ Clinic on Entrepreneurship.
He is responsible for building the IJ Clinic’s reputation and presence in the Chicago community. As coordinator, he supports the IJ Clinic’s activities and team members and oversees annual strategic planning, budget planning, and event planning. He also plays an integral role in the IJ Clinic’s grassroots organizing, legislative advocacy, and outreach efforts.
Prior to joining IJ, Aleksei was a Fulbright Scholar in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. During his Fulbright grant, he developed a research project that analyzed voting behavior and public opinion in 2022 Brazilian presidential election. Before pursuing his Fulbright grant, he also supported election-monitoring initiatives at Jimmy Carter’s Presidential Foundation, The Carter Center, and Hacks/Hackers. Aleksei studied Economics at Emory University, graduating magna cum laude in 2020. He speaks English and Portuguese.