Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: Early Life and Family and Career

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was [born October 13, in the year 1989], also known by her initials AOC, and is both an American politician and activist. She has served as the U.S. representative for New York’s 14th congressional quarter since 2019, as a member of the Democratic Party. On June 26, 2018, Ocasio- Cortez drew public recognition when she won the Democratic Party’s primary election for New York’s 14th congressional quarter.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Early Life and Family:

In high academy and council, Alexandria Ocasio- Cortez went by the name of” Sandy Ocasio”. She came in alternate in the microbiology order of the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair in 2007 with an exploration design on the effect of antioxidants on the lifetime of the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans. In a show of appreciation for her sweats, the MIT Lincoln Laboratory named a small asteroid after her 23238 Ocasio- Cortez. In the high academy, she took part in the National Hispanic Institute’s Lorenzo de Zavala (LDZ) Youth Legislative Session. She latterly became the LDZ Secretary of State while she attended Boston University. Ocasio- Cortez had a JohnF. Lopez Fellowship.


After the council, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez moved back to the Bronx and took a job as a bartender and waitress to help her mama — a house cleaner and academy machine motorist — fight the foreclosure of their home. She latterly launched Brook Avenue Press, a now-defunct publishing establishment for books that portrayed the Bronx in a positive light. During the 2016 primary, Ocasio- Cortez worked as an organizer for Bernie Sanders’s presidential crusade. After the general election, she traveled across America by auto, visiting places similar to Flint, Michigan, and Standing Rock Indian Reservation in North Dakota, and speaking to people affected by the Flint water extremity and the Dakota Access Pipeline. In an interview she recalled her December 2016 visit to Standing Rock as a tilting point, saying that before that, she had believed that the only way to run for her office effectively was also having access to wealth, social influence, power, and more.

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