Founder & Chief Executive Officer
A native of Washington, DC, Alexa Chopivsky graduated from National Cathedral School for Girls and received a Bachelor’s degree from Yale University with distinction in Russian & East European Studies and Political Science, a Master’s degree from Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and a Masters degree in International Public Policy from Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies. For seven years she was a journalist with NBC News, where she covered world events from the New York, Washington, and London bureaus. After a period as Associate Director at an international communication consultancy in London, she moved to Kyiv. There she worked as a freelance journalist, traveling across Eastern Europe, the Caucasus, and Central Asia, and for an American consulting firm on a political campaign. Currently, aside from her work as Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Transnational Education Group, she is Director of the Program on the World Economy at the Aspen Institute. In the late 1990s, she worked in an internship capacity for First Lady Hillary Clinton’s Chief of Staff at the White House, and with the US Department of State at the US Embassy in Paris.In addition to her native English, Ms. Chopivsky speaks Ukrainian, Russian, French and Spanish. She is a Council on Foreign Relations Term Member and a 2012-2013 member of Eurasia Foundation’s Young Professionals Network. She resides in Washington, DC.