Alexa Bartel grew up in Allentown, PA, and attended the University of Vermont where she earned a degree in Environmental Engineering with a minor in Pure Mathematics. Through UVM, she spent a semester studying abroad in Edinburgh, Scotland. While in college, she worked as an Engineering Camp Counselor, teaching coding basics and robotics. Alexa also her time to volunteering with Village2Village, working with local engineers in Uganda to construct a filtered spring water well. Since graduating in 2016, she has worked as a Design Engineer with The Pidcock Company. In her free time, Alexa enjoys crafting, being in nature, and exploring new places. She was part of the Northside cohort, and served at the Green Building Alliance.