Dr. Ali Hill is a business leader, sociologist, emotional intelligence evangelist, and mom. Over the past two decades, she has run
nonprofit organizations and private businesses, as well as designed, written, and delivered curricula, workshops, and trainings in the private and public sectors.
Dr. Hill is nationally recognized as a passionate advocate for girls and women. A sought-after speaker, her unique style combines her academic scholarship in gender and culture studies with her years of service in nonprofit organizations and private companies to produce presentations and programming that address the complex and ever-changing realities of being women in our global society.
Dr. Hill is the Managing Partner of Sound Advice Consulting Services, a consultancy she and her husband founded in 2007. Within Sound Advice, Dr. Hill created an executive advisory practice that supports women entrepreneurs, founders, and non-profit executives. Through this line of business – Sound Advice Women – Dr. Hill helps her clients build and grow business infrastructure, design effective processes, understand and use data to meet business outcomes, raise money, and increase emotional intelligence, with an emphasis on leadership and management training.
Dr. Hill graduated from Tufts University with a BA (magna cum laude) in Spanish and Women’s Studies. She holds a Master of Public Administration degree from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs, with a concentration in Non-Profit Business Management. She earned a PhD in Sociology from The Graduate Center, City University of New York (CUNY). Her doctoral research focused on young women ages 14-17 and their experiences with self-presentation, impression management, and aggression on Facebook.
Dr. Hill and her husband live with their two children, dog, and turtle in Denver, Colorado.