Alexandra Pastor

Engagement & Program Manager

Strategic Vision

With passion and resolute efficiency, Alex serves as an Engagement & Program Manager at AWE providing critical and timely support to the team, clients, and her community. Alex strengthens the human connections in all her work adapting and pivoting with laser focus to deliver at every level of support she provides. In her multidimensional role, she facilitates all communication connections with AWE programs, trouble shoots and solves operational issues, drives our internal processes, and program efficiency with a quiet calmness and confidence. She is the “wizard” behind the curtain, strengthening everything she touches and flexes as needed on a daily basis in support of others.

Fight for the things that you care about, but do it in a way that will lead others to join you. — Ruth Bader Ginsburg ”


Alex comes to AWE with a dynamic background, with a B.A. in Spanish and Global Communications and a minor in French from Roger Williams University. She is bilingual in English-Spanish and pretty “darn good” in French. Following her dual passions she taught horseback riding and English in Barcelona, Spain. She has deep experience working in the nonprofit field overseeing, managing, and cultivating donor relations. She currently supports the Women’s Fund of Rhode Island, the Society for Human Resources (SHRM) and Youth Pride Inc. Alex is a native of Long Island, New York and currently resides in Providence with her partner, Ben, and their family. She is an avid gardener and employs sustainable practices daily.

Meet Our Team

Lisa Bergeron

Co-Creator and Chief Visionary

Tejal Tarro

Co-Creator and Chief Catalyst of Human Transformation

Alexandra Pastor

Engagement & Program Manager

Rachael Gavin

Chief Strategist of Equity and Advocacy

Ralph Tavares

Experience Maker

Antoinette Gomes

Senior Inclusion & Education Specialist, AWE

Lisa Raiola

Senior Advisor and Small Business Specialist