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Alexandra Turcios 


Creating a Blueprint for Mentorship

Age: 26

Management Consulting Senior Analyst 

Organization: Accenture

Alexandra Turcios is a demonstrated and passionate leader who builds bridges and identifies strategic partnerships.


In her current role she has worked with a multitude of Fortune 500 companies to address digital transformation journeys and strategic planning.  As the lead of the Detroit Hispanic American Employee Resource Group (HAERG) she helped build a coalition of chapters in the Midwest. She was also nominated to be the Co-Communications Lead for the 2020 Midwest African-American and Hispanic-American ERG Leadership Summit that convened more than 500 participants. She received the 2020 North America HAERG Chapter Leadership Award.


Alexandra is also enthusiastic about mentoring college students and new Accenture analysts via 1:1 coaching sessions. In 2020 she launched “Advice with Alex” and spoke to dozens of students, offering guidance on navigating a remote world as a young professional. She’s been a part of various panels, podcasts, and internal Accenture meetings to share her blueprint with hundreds.


In 2020 she also founded Built in Detroit, a young professional networking platform to expand Detroit’s footprint in the Midwest and create meaningful connections with small businesses. BID hosted its inaugural event in February 2020.


Outside of Accenture she holds Co-Chair positions for the Young Professionals Board for the Hispanic Alliance for Career Enhancement and recently joined  the Board of B Local Illinois as the Chair of Marketing and Communications. 


Alexandra is a first-generation Honduran American and Summa Cum Laude graduate of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She is also a former Fulbright Scholar to Indonesia. In 2020 she was an Impact Leader Scholar via Quinlan School of Business at Loyola University Chicago and received her Executive Certificate in Analytics and Artificial Intelligence from the Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management.


Words of wisdom: “Tenacity and grit will take you far. Remember that “no” simply means ‘next opportunity.’”

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