Alexa Chopivsky

Alexa Chopivsky

Alexa Chopivsky is Director, Program on the World Economy, The Aspen Institute. She also serves as Adviser to the Minister of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine; deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Ukraine Invest; and Executive Director, Ukraine House Davos. She is Founder, Transnational Education Group.

For over 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 consultant, and as a freelance journalist, traveling across Eastern Europe, the Caucasus, and Central Asia. She served in Washington as Executive Director, American Center for a European Ukraine.

Ms. Chopivsky received a BA from Yale University with distinction in Political Science and Russian & East European Studies, an MS from Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, and an MIPP from Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies. She is a Council on Foreign Relations Term Member and member of the Women Forward International Advisory Committee.