Alexander Kostura

 

The Fletcher School at Tufts University
Class of 2016

 

Alex Kostura currently serves as a Partnerships Specialist with the Secretary’s Office of Global Partnerships at the U.S. Department of State, where he works to advance U.S. diplomacy and development priorities through new technologies and public-private partnerships.

He holds a Masters from the Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy with a focus on technology policy and international development. As the 2016 Google Public Policy Fellow at the Center for Data Innovation, Alex researched issues at the intersection of data, technology, and public policy. Alex is passionate about applications of information and communications technologies as tools for inclusive economic growth, good governance, and social welfare. An amateur mapper and urban planner, he is also particularly proud of his experience as an AidData GIS Fellow at the USAID/Peru in 2015.

Alex also holds a B.S. from the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University and a Certificate in Sustainable City and Regional Planning from UC Berkeley.