Alexa Carlin is a nationally renowned public speaker, Founder & CEO of (WEX), an acronym for Women Empower Expo, and Creator of the speaker training program, BeAPublicSpeaker.com. She launched the (WEX) in 2016 and grew it to become the largest premiere event for female leaders, entrepreneurs and executives.
Alexa has been featured on FOX, ABC, CBS, Cheddar TV and The Oprah Winfrey Network.
Her drive to make a difference was inspired after a near-death experience that happened during her senior year at the University of Florida in 2013 leaving her with a 1% chance of living. This experience inspired Alexa to share her story.
Today, Alexa travels the world as a sought-after public speaker on the topics of entrepreneurship, authentic leadership, women's empowerment and overcoming obstacles.
In this episode Alexa shares with us her inspiring story of having to start all over again after a grueling recovery and how she has turned her passion into a thriving career. Alexa talks to GGB about the importance of being an authentic leader and redefining ways to truly connect by simply being you. She emphasizes how vital it is to bring women from all over the world to connect at WEX and the strength in building community with one another. Alexa makes this event affordable and accessible to everyone and provides the chance for attendees to hear from over 60 speakers from all walks of life. You can learn more by visiting @womenexpowerx and follow Alexa @alexarosecarlin on Instagram.
We hope you enjoy this candid conversation just as much as we did!