Alexa Chopivsky

Alexa Chopivsky

A native of Washington, DC, Alexa Chopivsky 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 Director of the Program on the World Economy at the Aspen Institute, she is Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Transnational Education Group, and Executive Director of the American Center for a European Ukraine.
In addition to her native English, Ms. Chopivsky speaks Ukrainian, Russian, French and Spanish. She is a Council on Foreign Relations Term Member.