Book Signing - Katrina Alcorn
Katrina Alcorn will appear at the SX Bookstore to sign copies of "Maxed Out: American Moms on the Brink".
UX Consultant & Author
Katrina Alcorn is an author, consultant, and expert on why women burn out at work. Her first book, MAXED OUT: American Moms on the Brink, (Seal Press, Sept. 2013) is a brave truth-telling about her own experience burning out as a working mom. Her writing has appeared in TIME.com, Huffington Post, Alternet, The San Francisco Chronicle, HONOLULU Magazine, and iVillage, and she is often interviewed for stories related to women and work for major media outlets such as the Washington Post, the New York Times, Business Week, and CBS National News.
Katrina has spent more than a decade leading strategic consulting engagements with companies from Fortune 500s to large non-profits in a variety of industries. She is an engaging public speaker who has spoken at more than a dozen conferences internationally, including The Commonwealth Club and the Web 2.0 Expo. She is available to speak at conferences and corporate events. Her personal story of "maxing out" as a full-time working mom provides the backdrop to talks about women and the workplace.
Katrina holds a master's degree in journalism and documentary filmmaking from UC Berkeley. She lives in Oakland, CA with her husband and three children.