About Alexandra and Inspiration at Work
Alexandra Levit is the founder and CEO of Inspiration at Work, a woman-owned futurist consulting business with the goal of preparing organizations and their employees to be competitive and marketable in the future business world. A nationally syndicated columnist for the Wall Street Journal who currently anchors The Workplace Report, Alexandra has authored several books, including the bestsellers and Humanity Works: Merging People and Technologies for the Workforce of the Future.
Alexandra recently received a certificate in strategic foresight from the University of Houston. She consults, writes, and conducts proprietary research on leadership, management, human resources, technology adoption, entrepreneurship, innovation, learning and skills gaps, gender and generational differences, DEI issues, and other career and workplace trends on behalf of numerous Fortune 500 companies including Adecco, American Express, Deloitte, and Intuit. She has also spoken about these topics at hundreds of organizations on five continents including Abbott, ADP, Bank of America, Cardinal Health, Campbell Soup, Exelon, the Federal Reserve Bank, the Human Capital Institute, McDonalds, Microsoft, PepsiCo, the Society of Human Resource Management, and Whirlpool.
Alexandra has worked extensively with the U.S. government, serving as a member of Business Roundtable’s Springboard Project, which advised the Obama administration and U.S. Department of Labor on current employment issues. She collaborated with the U.S. Department of Defense to reboot its Transition Assistance Program for military veterans, and most recently, received a federal small business grant from the National Institute of Mental Health. In partnership with the NU Feinberg School of Medicine, Alexandra is developing a clinically significant intervention to alleviate the unemployment effects of the COVID-19 global pandemic.
In addition to past assignments writing for the New York Times, Fortune, Forbes, Time, U.S. News and World Report, and The Atlantic, Alexandra is also a frequent media spokesperson and is regularly featured in outlets such as National Public Radio and CNN. 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, Alexandra received the prestigious Emerging Leader Award from her alma mater. The award honors a Northwestern graduate under 35 who had made a significant impact in her field and in society. She was also named to the Thinkers50's Radar. This global organization identifies the individuals developing the most compelling business and management ideas of our age. She resides in Chicago, IL.