Alex Winkelman has a love for branding, building relationships and partnerships, developing strategy, and creating community.

At the age of 20, Alex formed Citizen Generation, providing philanthropic programming for new and young donors. Over the course of five years of programming, 15,000 people participated, resulting in more than $1M raised and invested back into the community through nonprofit grants. Alex’s success catapulted her into a leadership position within the Austin, TX community.

After becoming a mom to her son in 2014, Alex quickly found a passion for building community around health, wellness, and family. Read her honest and open letter. Additionally, Alex shared her personal postpartum journey with with Austin Woman in 2016.

Alex has received many awards and recognitions, including the Alumni Achievement Award from St. Edward’s University, Woman of Distinction from Girl Scouts of Central Texas, 20 in their 20s from Austin Monthly Magazine, Best of: Humanitarian from Austin Monthly Magazine, 10 People to Watch in Tribeza Magazine, Hope Award from iAct, and 10 Young Women to Watch in Austin Woman Magazine.

Photos by John Pesina Photography.