Valerie Alexander

How often in the past year have you felt completely lost when it comes to talking about issues surrounding race, equality and inclusion?


Valerie Alexander is a renowned expert on happiness and inclusion, and a globally-recognized speaker on the topics of happiness in the workplace, the advancement of women, and unconscious bias.

Her TED Talk, “How to Outsmart Your Own Unconscious Bias” has been viewed over 300,000 times, and she has spoken hundreds of conferences, colleges and companies worldwide.

Her books include:

  • Happiness as a Second Language -- an Amazon #1 Seller,
  • Success as a Second Language
  • How Women Can Succeed in the Workplace (Despite Having “Female Brains”),
  • plus several more she’s published in the “...as a Second Language” series.
Valerie started her career as a corporate securities lawyer, investment banker and Internet executive in the Silicon Valley, working on some of the biggest IPOs of the Internet era, then transitioned to Hollywood, where she enjoyed success as a screenwriter and director.

In addition to traveling the world, both live and virtually, as a keynote speaker, Valerie writes Christmas movies for the Hallmark Channel, which she knows you secretly love, even though you’ll only admit to watching them with your mom.


Unconscious Bias | Privilege | Inclusion at work | Advancement of Women

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