Alexis Schwartz (Washington, DC) is the Director of the Israel Action Center at the Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) of Greater Washington. In this role, she empowers members of the community to engage with and advocate for Israel. Together with members of the JCRC staff, she trains, educates, and mobilizes the Greater DC regional community through regular briefings and programs. Prior to joining the JCRC, Alexis worked for international and domestic trade associations in the Greater Washington area with a professional focus on marketing and event planning. As a communications professional, she has worked on marketing and communications campaigns for a variety of audiences, bringing together divergent interests and backgrounds. Alexis is a graduate of The George Washington University School of Media and Public Affairs with a BA in Political Communication. Alexis grew up in Jackson, Mississippi and has lived in the Washington, DC area for the last 20 years. Alexis and her husband, Aaron, live in Silver Spring with their two children.