Alexa serves as Digital Economy Lead at the International Finance Corporation, where she leads a team advising the private sector on how disruptive technologies can open new opportunities for women. Recent initiatives include #Digital2Equal, which brings together 18 leading technology companies operating across the online marketplace, and “Driving Toward Equality”, which combined company data from Uber with surveys of over 11,000 drivers and riders to provide the first global insights into how women participate in the sharing economy.
Alexa writes frequently on innovation and emerging markets and is a contributor to sites like The Guardian, The Stanford Social Innovation Review, and The Council for Foreign Relations. She holds a BA from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, a MSc Human Rights from the London School of Economics and Political Science, and an MBA from the University of Oxford.
Follow her @AlexaRoscoe.