Case Studies
Media and Talks
About Alisa
Contact Alisa


Media and Talks

Articles Written:

Alisa's article on Research, Reinvention, Resilience: The Three Rs of Career Success was published in Career Smart Advisor.

Alisa's article on Using Resilience to Overcome Obstacles appeared in Women's Business.

Alisa co-authored an article on Resiliency as a Competitive Advantage for the Boston Business Journal.

Talks and Quotes:

Happy to be quoted in TechInsurance about how to be a networking rockstar — for techies and non-techies.

Alisa was a panelist on May 10, 2016 for "PowerPlays: Get it. Be it. Keep it." sponsored by Dorsey & Whitney and Duff & Phelps. Alisa spoke about Power, Executive Presence, and a little bit of Charisma.

Alisa was quoted on Big Four Firms Network, on her How the right mindset leads you to a good mentor.

alisa cohn and world bank president jim yong kimAlisa was named to the Leadership Advisory Group to the President of the World Bank (pictured above with President Jim Yong Kim, September 2015).

panel-on-executive-presencePanel on Executive Presence at Escada, March 4, 2014.
In partnership with the Women's Initiative.

Alisa was quoted on Forbes.com on February 3, 2014, on her Five Insights to Improve Your Life.

On November 7, 2013 Alisa was quoted in the National Center for The Middle Market on Skills Development for Busy Middle Market Leaders.

On March 13, 2013 Alisa was quoted in the Boston Globe Magazine on how to most effectively use linked in to advance your career.

Alisa was quoted in the San Francisco Chronicle on March 7, 2013, about how companies can attract top female employees.

On January 28, 2013, Alisa was quoted in the Career Builder Toolkit on ADVANCE on ways to achieve success and fulfillment in your career.

On January 25, 2011, Alisa was quoted in Inc. Magazine on how to build business relationships.

Alisa was quoted in am New York on December 13, 2010, about the hidden job market.

Alisa moderated a panel on "Engaging and Retaining Talent in Difficult Times" with the New Talent Management Network in New York City on December 2, 2010. Panelists were: Michael Burniston, Leader Human Capital Business, Mercer Consulting; Frank Guglielmo, Sr VP Leadership and Organizational Development, Interpublic Group; and David Hick, Head of Internal Audit Americas, Standard Chartered Bank.

On May 29, 2009 Alisa conducted a personal branding seminar for the New York Society of Securities Analysts.

For Society of Women Engineers, Alisa led a program on “Influence: who’s got it, why you need it, how to get it” on April 28, 2009.

At Cornell University on April 17, 2009, Alisa conducted a half-day workshop on “The Three R’s of Career Success: Research, Reinvention and Resilience.” The program was a joint session for the 30-member Advisory Council of Cornell Business School and the graduating MBA’s.

On April 14, 2010 Alisa conducted a Change Management Seminar for Partners and Sr. Managers of a large professional services firm.

On March 30, 2010 Alisa facilitated a workshop "Honing Your Competitive Edge" for a group of senior executives.

Alisa conducted a session on personal and organizational branding for the New York State Arts Organization on March 26, 2009. NYSARTS is an advocacy group that works with all of the arts organizations in New York State.

Alisa spoke to the Accelerated Leadership Program at the Naval War College about how to be a powerful coach and mentor on January 14, 2009

From January to June, 2009, Alisa has been a volunteer coach for 7th grade executives at Knowledge Is Power Program Charter Schools in the Bronx in New York City. The students have spent the season dreaming up a business and researching and creating a business plan. 

Alisa at KIPP


Alisa was interviewed on Radioamerica.org on December 3, 2008

Alisa discussed executive relocation in ExecuNet's Career Smart Advisory on June 23, 2008. 

Alisa was interviewed by Paul Berry on November 18th on Radioamerica.org

Alisa was selected as one of the Top 10 Executive Coaches in Boston in July's Women's Business

Alisa was featured in a Newsweek article about productivity

Alisa was interviewed about "managing your career" for the New York Times on June 14, 2007

Alisa led a tele-class on "Influencing Up" for the Downtown Women's Club on February 28, 2007.

Alisa spoke about Elevator Pitches to the Mass Arts and Business Council on March 8, 2007.

The Wall Street Journal quoted Alisa on how to begin looking for a job using networking.

The New York Times quoted Alisa about how to deal with difficult colleagues.

Alisa gave some tips on how to make a strong impression at networking events in May's First for Women.

Alisa was quoted in Investor's Business Daily in March about the benefits to executives of resilience and some tips to increase resilience.