Aleksandra Popovic

Aleksandra Popovic

Toronto Sector Skills Academy, Class of 2016-17, Economic Opportunities Program

Director, Workplace and Workforce Initiatives, ABC Life Literacy Canada, Toronto, ON

Alexandra has been working in the adult education field for 25 years. Her roles have included program and personnel management, policy development, research, training, and test and resource development. She has additional experience as a presenter, case manager, youth counselor, and teacher in literacy, workplace, academic and special education programs. At ABC, Aleksandra promotes workplace training and workforce development strategies for the social and economic advancement of Canadians. Aleksandra holds a Bachelor of Psychology, a Bachelor of Education with additional qualifications in ESL/ESD and Special Ed, and a certificate in Adult Training and Development from OISE at the University of Toronto.

Aleksandra Popovic is a member of the Toronto Sector Skills Academy, Class of 2016-17, one of several Workforce Leadership Academies in localities across North America.

The Workforce Leadership Academies are part of the Economic Opportunity Fellows Network, a network of leadership and fellowship programs run by the Aspen Institute Economic Opportunities Program. Within this Network, EOP connects national and local leaders from across sectors — nonprofit, government, business, philanthropy, academia, and more — to advance policies and practices with the potential to help low- and moderate-income Americans thrive in today’s economy. Learn more at