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Alexandra Levit

2021 Speaker

ALEXANDRA LEVIT is a business and workplace author, speaker and consultant. Her goal is to prepare organizations and their employees to be competitive and marketable in the future business world. A former nationally syndicated columnist for the Wall Street Journal and writer for the New York Times, Fast Company, and Forbes, Levit has authored several books, including the international bestseller They Don’t Teach Corporate in College and Humanity Works: Merging People and Technologies for the Workforce of the Future. Levit recently received a certificate in strategic foresight from the University of Houston and became a partner with organizational development firm PeopleResults. In the last several years, she has conducted proprietary research on the future of work, technology adoption, the millennial generation, gender differences and bias, and the skills gap. She also served as a member of Business Roundtable’s Springboard Project, which advised the Obama administration, the U.S. Department of Labor, and the U.S. Department of Defense on current employment issues. Levit is regularly featured in outlets including USA Today, National Public Radio, CNN, ABC News, CNBC, Forbes, the Associated Press, and Glamour. She was named an American Management Association Top Leader for two years in a row and has also been Money Magazine’s Online Career Expert of the Year, and the author of one of Forbes’ best websites for women. A member of the Northwestern University Council of 100 and the Young Entrepreneur Council, Levit received the prestigious Emerging Leader Award from her alma mater. She was also named to the Thinkers50’s Radar Class of 2019. @alevit