Alexandra Ostrow is a strategist and project manager with a focus on redesigning systems to address today's most pressing social issues.
As the founder of WhyWhisper Collective, she works with nonprofits and businesses to create and strengthen their positive impact; clients have included The Center for Social Impact Strategy, Starlight Children’s Foundation, Echoing Green, New York State, Estee Lauder, and more. In collaboration with her clients, she's designed and launched educational initiatives; built and executed corporate social responsibility strategies; increased nonprofit programmatic capacity by crafting training tools and playbooks; managed program evaluations; and forged new working group coalitions. She also achieved B Corps certification for WhyWhisper, and joined B Corporation’s local Los Angeles board.
Previously, she worked as a marketing director, managing global accounts for brands such as Mattel, JP Morgan Chase, Medtronic Diabetes, The Michelin Guide, and Pepperidge Farm. She also spent two years in Communications at Cardozo Law School, and three years managing a New York animal rescue.
Alexandra is in the process of writing a book on new models for work and business, and has been featured in Forbes, Fast Company, Inc., Huffington Post, and WWD, amongst other publications.
A New York City native and NYU graduate, Alexandra relocated in 2017 to pursue her West Coast dreams. Today, she lives in Venice, California, alongside her partner, two dogs, and two cats.