Alexa & Alex Amin

Education Advocates; Co-CEO of Casting Networks
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Alexa and Alex Amin have been married and living in Los Angeles together for nearly 17 years. Born and raised in Woodland Hills, Alexa grew up in a family that valued community and education above all else. Alexa’s mother Sharon was an independent school and LAUSD educator for 33 years and her father Steven was an educator and administrator for 37 years. Alex was raised in a family that similarly shared the values of community and education. He was born and raised in London, England, where his parents immigrated to from Uganda, and came to California several years later to pursue a better life and more opportunity.
Alexa and Alex Amin have been married and living in Los Angeles together for nearly 17 years. Born and raised in Woodland Hills, Alexa grew up in a family that valued community and education above all else.  Alexa’s mother Sharon was an independent school and LAUSD educator for 33 years until retiring in 2005, and her father Steven was an educator and administrator for 37 years until his retirement in 2005. After graduating from UCSB, Alexa worked in the entertainment industry as a studio executive for 15 years.  Along the way, she has contributed her time and energy to a number of educational philanthropies, notably Community in Schools, The Fulfillment Fund, United in Harmony and The Independent School Alliance, where she most recently served as an event chair for the annual Gala. She has also been an enthusiastic and active PA Board member at The John Thomas Dye School, chairing numerous Committees over the past seven years.  Alex was raised in a family that similarly shared the values of community and education. He was born and raised in London, England, where his parents immigrated to from Uganda, and came to California several years later to pursue a better life and more opportunity. Alex’s father was an architect and lifelong entrepreneur, and his mother was an educator early in life, and a matriarch above all else. Alex moved to Los Angeles after high school to attend UCLA, graduating with a degree in Communications and Business Administration, and Los Angeles has been his home ever since.  He is currently the Co-CEO of Casting Networks, a workflow software company that connects casting directors, agents, and talent. During his time working with the Independent School Alliance, Alex has served as Chair of the Advisory Council, served on event committees, and is a member of the Strategic Planning Task Force. Previously, Alex helped found the Advisory Council at The Fulfillment Fund, a nonprofit dedicated to making college a reality for students growing up in educationally and economically under-resourced communities. Alexa and Alex live in Los Angeles with their sons Rohan (12) and Kiran (9), and a puppy, Nala.
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