Alexandra is an award-winning social entrepreneur and alumna of one of the nation’s renowned business accelerators – 500 Startups. In her role as a Fast-track New Venture Facilitator through the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, she taught courses on entrepreneurship. In 2010, she was awarded the Young Entrepreneur of the Year award from Prince George’s County Chamber of Commerce.
In 2013, Alexandra was recognized as an Athgo Global Innovation Scholar by the World Bank. Athgo is a consulting NGO, partnering with the United Nations Economic and Social Council and the United Nations Department of Public Information, and concentrating on entrepreneurship and intelligent innovation. Subsequently, in both 2014 and 2015, Alexandra was selected as one of our nation's top 100 young entrepreneurs under 35 and honored during the prestigious Empact Showcase at the United Nations.
Alexandra is the president of Morton Consulting Group, an organization helping budding entrepreneurs achieve their goals. Her desire to work as a “Startup Catalyst” has led Alexandra to assist systematically disadvantaged founders to gain access to the global economy through e-commerce and access to capital. Her individual mission is tailored specifically to connect WOC founders with technologists, startups, local investors, corporate innovators, accelerators, incubators, and co-working spaces, allowing them access to entrepreneurial resources.
Alexandra has also served aspiring business owners by supporting international entrepreneurial programming. In 2016, she was an NGO consultant for Sita Pandey, the first woman to sit on the Nepalese Olympic Committee for the creation of the Nepal Sports and Culture Organization, recognized by the Ambassador of Nepal. In 2017 and 2018 she served as a founding board member of The Woman Behind the Business - a nonprofit organization founded by Angel Livas and supported by the Bahamian Consulate and office of the First Lady Patricia Minnis of the Bahamas. In 2019, to expand her reach, she was selected as a member of Pipeline Angels - an investment program changing the face of angel investing and creating capital for women and non-binary femme social entrepreneurs.
Prompted by the heightened visibility of the lack of resource access for socioeconomically challenged founders during the COVID-19 pandemic, Alexandra Morton founded Founder Collab Inc. Founder Collab Inc., a 501 (C) 3 non-profit organization, provided virtual informational sessions regarding SBA Disaster Funding Access, e-commerce pivots, online product distribution access, growth-hacking, bootstrapping, trademark law, organizational formation, and seed funding basics. On January 2, 2021, Alexandra received a Congressional Letter of Commendation for her work from Congressman Kwanza Hall of Georgia, John Lewis’ successor. In 2021, her entrepreneurial research research was recognized at the 10th Annual Social Business Academia Conference hosted by the Yunus Centre, founded by Nobel Prize winner and Olympic Laurel Recipient Professor Muhammad Yunus.
As a life-long learner, Alexandra holds certifications in Executive Leadership from American University, Non-Profit Management from Duke University, Financial Management from Cornell University, Business Valuations from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, and Blockchain: Technologies and Applications for Business from UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business. She is also an Executive Blockchain Consultant, certified by the Government Blockchain Association.
Alexandra uses Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation's methodologies to support her clients.
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