Los Angeles native, Alexandra Shabtai graduated from Boston University with a degree in Psychology. She has traveled extensively throughout the world for the love of adventure and cultural emersion. Shabtai is dedicated to supporting the arts, having worked at the Hammer Museum in Public Engagement, Machine Project, and ForYourArt. In 2014, she founded SPArt as a response to a need for funding for Social Practice Art. Additionally, she serves on the Board of the Diane and Guilford Glazer Foundation, a family foundation, and recently completed a Masters degree from USC Marshall School of Business in Social Entrepreneurship.