Alexandra Carter

Alexandra Carter
Title: Professor and negotiation trainer
Education: Georgetown University, Columbia Law School
Location: New York, New York
Expertise: Negotiation, women's empowerment, self-advocacy

Alexandra Carter is a Clinical Professor of Law and the Director of the Mediation Clinic at Columbia Law School. She received the Columbia University Presidential Award for Outstanding Teaching in 2019. Alexandra is also a world-renowned keynote speaker and award-winning negotiation trainer to the United Nations, as well as U.S. courts and federal agencies; private corporations like NBCUniversal, Amazon, Microsoft, and Bloomberg; and law firms like Morrison & Foerster and Cravath, Swaine & Moore. Her bestselling book, "Ask for More: Ten Questions to Negotiate Anything," helps people ask the right questions to create better negotiations, in the workplace and at home. Every year, Alexandra helps thousands of people make deals, resolve conflict, and step confidently into their future.

My family is the bedrock of my life. My mission to empower women in negotiation and to level the playing field for all underrepresented groups is fueled by my deep desire to create a better, more equitable world for my daughter.


Alexandra has a bachelor's degree in English language and literature/letters from Georgetown University. She also has a law degree from Columbia Law School.

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