Alix is the third generation of her family to be involved with development projects in Bhutan. Her experience as the parent of a child with special needs is at the core of her interest in helping Bhutan develop educational programs for children with special needs. Her previous work includes being assistant director of The Asia Society Southern California Center, serving for several years in hotel operations and sales, working as a travel agent, and as a paralegal. She is a graduate of Smith College and The New York School of Interior Design. Alix is a founding member of the Board of Directors of the Campaign for the Westchester Childrenâ€™s MuseumÂ and also serves on the Board of the Special Education Parent Teacher Association in their local school district.