Keynotes, Workshops, Seminars

A great speaker can make your event.  Her talk can have ripple effects throughout your organization and create positive change for years.

I have been a speaker at companies, colleges, conferences, non-profits and networking groups for more than a decade.

Working together with your team, I help you reach your goals with a professional, thoughtful, engaging presentation, customized to meet the interests and needs of your audience.

For more information, please download my current Speaker Information Sheet to review and share.  

For a sample of my content and style, please enjoy my TED Talk and Trinity University Commencement Address (the TED video opens with a silent intro, then goes straight into the talk).


"Valerie recently spoke to our female executives at Octagon. Her speech (and book) entitled "How Women Can Succeed in the Workplace" was spot on and so very well received. Valerie has a unique ability to blend research, real-life workplace examples and, most importantly, humor into a relevant and compelling topic. I highly recommend Valerie as a speaker!!"

Lisa Murray, CMO, Octagon

"In a very warm and humorous manner, Valerie speaks openly about the problem - what women are doing to hold themselves back in the workplace. She then provides a solution by giving concrete advice on how women can actually succeed in the workplace. Valerie's presentation on "How Women Can Succeed in the Workplace" is something of value to all women across all industries."

Bernadette J.H. Lawson, Manager of Events and Special Programs, Sedgwick LLP 

"Valerie, I can't begin to thank you enough. Your participation was the golden thread that weaved the day into a cohesive event. I have had so much wonderful feedback on the event. It was obvious how much work you put into it, shining the light on the incredible women in history and really allowing for contemporary women's perspectives, and the depth of my appreciation is immeasurable."

DeeJae Cox, Founder, Los Angeles Women's Theater Project and Producer of "Women Making History" 

"Valerie Alexander spoke at a Young Professionals Network session at MODEX where I had the pleasure of being the Emcee. She did an outstanding presentation. Her presentation on "How Women Can Be Successful In Business (Despite Having Female Brains)" was obviously provocative, and a little tongue-in-cheek, but very effective and insightful. She was able to connect the 'why' we think the way we do and how we can leverage that to do even better going forward for both women and men. Her passion and happiness are a big plus in how she delivers and connects with the audience. I would highly recommend Valerie for a speaking opportunity."

Ralph Henderson, President, OmniChannel Productions

"Working with Valerie was a great experience. We were lucky enough to have her give a webinar presentation as well as a live talk at our trade show event on "How Women Can Succeed - Despite Having Female Brains". She was the epitome of professional - always on time, prepared and pleasure to be around. Her talk for our webinar was one of the highest rated sessions we have had and was why I brought her back for the in-person talk. Her session was interesting, informative and thought-provoking. I would highly recommend working with Valerie!"

Devon Birch, Director of Membership, MHI


When you book Valerie Alexander as a speaker for your function, here’s what you can expect:

  • A professional, targeted presentation focused on achieving the outcomes you want.
  • A fun, participatory event that keeps your audience engaged and expands their understanding of the topic.
  • Follow-up communication to make sure all of your expectations are met.
  • Quick replies to your outreach and prompt communication at all times.

Ready to get started? Reach out right now and let me know your needs and schedule.



Speak Happiness!

A series of powerful workshops for boosting happiness and stopping unhappiness with easy, effective exercises that anyone can do to train their brain how to be happy, no matter the circumstances.

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How Women Can Succeed in the Workplace (Despite Having "Female Brains")

Explores the evolution of the gendered brain and the relationship between that and the structure of male-dominated enterprises.

Each industry-specific talk shows those areas where women’s natural tendencies prevent us from succeeding, and provides clear, concise steps women must take to even the playing field. 

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Looking forward to working together to help you achieve your goals!


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