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Since winning the Miss Junior America competition, Alexia has been on the speaking circuit sharing her inspirational story and action-oriented strategies for professional and personal success. Alexia specializes in empowering emerging through evolving leaders to develop heart-centered, high-impact communication and ethical leadership skills. She has provided learning and development programs for over 100 colleges, secondary schools, companies, and professional associations such as the National Association of REALTORS®, New York City Department of Education (NYCDOE), American Society for Training and Development (ASTD), Step Up Women's Network, StartingBloc Institute for Social Innovation, and the Southern Nevada Medical Industry Coalition (SNMIC) in the areas of career and leadership development, workplace communication and presentation skills, talent management, and women's empowerment. Alexia has recently launched a new brand, Step Into Your Moxie. Taking the form of solo public speaking bootcamps, seminars, a weekend Moxie Camp, and a yearlong MasterTreat™, Moxie programs grow women's confidence and skill in public speaking, interpersonal communication, negotiation, and conflict resolution. Alexia is the author of the book, Awaken Your CAREERpreneur: A Holistic Road Map to Climb from Your Calling to Your Career (Joshua Tree, 2010) and will soon release her next book, 90 Days, 90 Ways: Onboard Young Professionals to Peak Performance (ASTD Press, 2012). An International Coach Federation (ICF) certified coach, Alexia has shared her advice with media such as CNN, NBC, the Wall Street Journal, Forbes.com, CBS MoneyWatch, FOX Business News, and ABCNews.com. She is a career and workplace expert for Mint.com and Careerealism.com. When not helping people and companies shift obstacles into opportunities, Alexia stays active in the sexual abuse prevention and rehabilitation movement, lets go in yoga class, and loves scarfing down cupcakes!
To learn more about Alexia Vernon, visit http://www.alexiavernon.com