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. Education 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. About Parents Parents, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning online resource for trustworthy, empathetic, and supportive information and inspiration for your families. We reach 9 million readers a month. Our content is written by experienced journalists, fact checked, and reviewed by our Expert Review Board for accuracy. Learn more about us and our editorial guidelines.