Senior Advocacy & Collaborations Advisor
Alex Galimberti is a food professional turned activist. After ten years working in restaurants he became an organizer and advocate for workers in the food system. In his current role as Senior Advocacy & Collaborations Advisor at Oxfam’s U.S. Domestic Program he works building partnerships with workers and advocates to support better conditions for the people who produce, process, and prepare our food. The focus areas of his work are on workers’ rights and immigrants’ rights with an emphasis on racial equity and gender justice. Alex was born in São Paulo, Brazil and has lived and worked in various cities throughout South America, Italy, and in the U.S. states of California, Texas, Oklahoma, New York, New Jersey, and Massachusetts. He brings his life experience to his day-to-day work engaging diverse constituencies on behalf of Oxfam. His formal education includes a Bachelors Degree from the University of Texas at Dallas; an Associate Degree from the Culinary Institute of America, in Hyde Park NY; and a Master of Liberal Arts Degree in Gastronomy from Boston University.