Alexandra is the Founder and CEO of PersEd, a talent development enterprise for personal education, featuring 21st century skills and mindset transformation, and empowering lifelong learners and professionals to be who they are and all they can become. She’s also is an international public speaker, consultant, coach and author; and recipient of the Alain Decaux Literary Prize for the Francophone world. Alexandra has been recognized as a MENA Leadership Academy fellow (2016-2017), G20 Young Global Changer (2017) and UNESCO APCEIU Youth Leader (2019), as well as at Unleash Global Talent (2018). As a connection creator, she’s always exploring the breadth and depth of multidisciplinarity, and putting connections at the service of creativity, performance, collaboration and foresight to reinvent the ways in which we think, learn, work and live.
Yelena is an independent expert, contributor and public speaker, whose work has been recognized by the G20 Global Solutions Initiative, as a G20 Young Global Changer in 2017 and 20118. She co-paneled a discussion alongside Emmy-nominated BBC2's Phillippe Cousteau Jr & Egyptian Minister of Water & Irrigation Dr. Mohammed el Aati. Yelena is a graduate of the Grenoble Graduate School of Business, London Metropolitan University and KIMEP. In 2017, she was featured as 1 of 7 of London Met’s most inspirational graduates, alongside London mayor Sadiq Khan. In September 2018, her short article for "Global Solutions Journal" was published alongside contributions by German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Nobel Laureate Edmund Phelps, and in December 2019, her article on post-normal bonds was named "The Best Paper of the Year-2019" and later published by the London-based "Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment.
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