Alexandra Ostrow is a passionate strategist for social impact and innovation.
A former marketing director, Alexandra managed global accounts for brands such as Mattel, JP Morgan Chase, Medtronic Diabetes, The Michelin Guide, and Pepperidge Farm, as well as spent two years in Communications at Cardozo Law School, and three years managing a New York animal rescue.
After leaving her job at a top New York agency, Alexandra set out to support the nonprofit sector while also working to uncover the true potential of Corporate America: its potential to positively impact employees, communities, and industries.
Today, as the founder of WhyWhisper Collective, she empowers innovative business and nonprofit leaders to address social, economic, and environmental issues through strategy, planning, and project management. Clients have included New York State, Echoing Green, Starlight Children's Foundation, The Center for Social Impact Strategy at The University of Pennsylvania, Estee Lauder's BCA Campaign, and more.
Alexandra is in the process of writing a book on new models for work and business called Re-Imagine: Lessons Learned After Quitting My Job, and has been featured in 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.