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Alexis Herman

Alexis Herman

Keynote Speaker: Workforce Expert & Former U.S. Secretary of Labor

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Alexis Herman Biography

Alexis Herman is an American politician who served as the 23rd U.S. Secretary of Labor under President Bill Clinton. Herman was the first African-American to hold the position. Prior to serving as Secretary, she was Assistant to the President and Director of the White House Office of Public Engagement.

Herman grew up in Mobile, Alabama. After college, she worked to improve employment opportunities for black laborers and women. She then joined the administration of Jimmy Carter, working as director of the Labor Department's Women's Bureau. She became active in the Democratic party, working in the campaigns of Jesse Jackson and then serving as chief of staff for the Democratic National Committee under Ronald H. Brown. Upon the election of Bill Clinton, she joined his cabinet in 1997.

Following the defeat of Al Gore in the 2000 presidential election, Herman remained active in Democratic politics, in addition to her participation in the private sector, serving on the boards of corporations such as Coca-Cola and Toyota.

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Alexis Herman Speaking Topics

5 Rules for the Workplace I Learned From My Grandmother

Alexis Herman grew up in the heart of Dixie in the midst of a non-violent revolution in human dignity. She learned some of life's and work's most valuable lessons from her Grandmother. Herman will share Grandma's top 5 rules for workplace success, including: bloom where you are planted, you've got to have a pair and a spare, nothing gets old, but clothes and shoes, make new friends and keep the old ones, and what to do when the FBI calls.

Winning In (Workplace) Politics

You've got great skills, a terrific track record of success, and a passionate desire to succeed. But do you know - and do you understand - the workplace cultures and landmines that are ahead of you? Herman will share her winning experiences: from starting her own business, to working in the White House, to running the Department of Labor. Tips will include: managing big egos, leveraging relationships, and learning from big mistakes.

If You Want To Have It All, Do You Have To Pay the Price?

Alexis Herman believes that there are real and tough choices you must make to "have it all." Understanding those choices and being clear about what the word "balance" really means for you can determine the price you are willing to pay. While she can't add hours to your day, Herman will share practical strategies to make your personal values and work values work for you.

Striking the Balance

Today the relationship between trade and the role of workers in the global economy is changing. As we continue to pursue policies of free trade and open markets, American employers must increasingly explore the strategic partnerships and workplace arrangements that enhance both their bottom line and public image. In striking the balance, Herman will draw on her unique perspective and experience and will explore with business leaders, new innovations and practicalities that are changing the way American companies do business around the corner and around the globe.

The Business Case for Diversity

America's workforce transcends traditional definitions and today more women, minorities and immigrants hold leadership roles in business than at any time in history. In making the case for a diverse workplace, Herman will discuss the challenges ahead through a thoughtful examination of current demographic trends and economic indicators. Furthermore, she will outline the five big behaviors that business leaders engage in to create meaningful change and bring her unique insights from public service and the corporate board room to illustrate how innovative and responsive employment practices are necessary to secure both a company's future talent pool and bottom line profitability.

Alexis Herman Videos

Women and Diversity in the Carter Administration with Hon. Alexis ...
Fmr. Labor Sec. Herman: Donald Trump Was Not Prepared And ...
Alexis Herman addresses graduates at ASC's 2016 Commencement ...

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What topics does Alexis Herman speak about?

Alexis Herman is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics such as Business, Innovation, Business Growth, Business Leadership, Human Resources and Political.

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Alexis Herman generally travels from Washington, DC, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances.

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Alexis Herman is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics including Business, Innovation and Business Growth. The estimated speaking fee range to book Alexis Herman for live events is $20,000 - $30,000. Please contact us for virtual event fees. Alexis Herman generally travels from Washington, DC, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Elatia Abate, Seth Mattison and Carly Fiorina. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Alexis Herman for an upcoming event.

Alexis Herman Speaking Topics

  • 5 Rules for the Workplace I Learned From My Grandmother

    Alexis Herman grew up in the heart of Dixie in the midst of a non-violent revolution in human dignity. She learned some of life's and work's most valuable lessons from her Grandmother. Herman will share Grandma's top 5 rules for workplace success, including: bloom where you are planted, you've got to have a pair and a spare, nothing gets old, but clothes and shoes, make new friends and keep the old ones, and what to do when the FBI calls.

  • Winning In (Workplace) Politics

    You've got great skills, a terrific track record of success, and a passionate desire to succeed. But do you know - and do you understand - the workplace cultures and landmines that are ahead of you? Herman will share her winning experiences: from starting her own business, to working in the White House, to running the Department of Labor. Tips will include: managing big egos, leveraging relationships, and learning from big mistakes.

  • If You Want To Have It All, Do You Have To Pay the Price?

    Alexis Herman believes that there are real and tough choices you must make to "have it all." Understanding those choices and being clear about what the word "balance" really means for you can determine the price you are willing to pay. While she can't add hours to your day, Herman will share practical strategies to make your personal values and work values work for you.

  • Striking the Balance

    Today the relationship between trade and the role of workers in the global economy is changing. As we continue to pursue policies of free trade and open markets, American employers must increasingly explore the strategic partnerships and workplace arrangements that enhance both their bottom line and public image. In striking the balance, Herman will draw on her unique perspective and experience and will explore with business leaders, new innovations and practicalities that are changing the way American companies do business around the corner and around the globe.

  • The Business Case for Diversity

    America's workforce transcends traditional definitions and today more women, minorities and immigrants hold leadership roles in business than at any time in history. In making the case for a diverse workplace, Herman will discuss the challenges ahead through a thoughtful examination of current demographic trends and economic indicators. Furthermore, she will outline the five big behaviors that business leaders engage in to create meaningful change and bring her unique insights from public service and the corporate board room to illustrate how innovative and responsive employment practices are necessary to secure both a company's future talent pool and bottom line profitability.

Alexis Herman Videos

Women and Diversity in the Carter Administration with Hon. Alexis ...
Fmr. Labor Sec. Herman: Donald Trump Was Not Prepared And ...
Alexis Herman addresses graduates at ASC's 2016 Commencement ...
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