Activist & Entrepreneur





Alexia Hilbertidou

Alexia is a sought-after speaker who has spoken to more than 20,000 people in corporate offices, government agencies and schools in the last 18 months.

Just returned from a mission with NASA, Alexia’s own mission is to get young women to the table - the boardroom table that is, and she believes the decisions made while young are crucial in paving the way.

Alexia’s passion for STEAM led her to create Girlboss when she was just 16 years old. Less than two years later GirlBoss has become an 8000 strong network for ambitious, young New Zealand women.

Despite being only 18, Alexia has packed a significant amount of leadership and entrepreneurial experience into her life. A Global Teen Leader, a Ministry of Youth Development Top 5 Young Leader, and winner of the Westpac Young Leader Award, Alexia’s humble origins and incredible journey make her a positive and relatable role model for young women from every corner of New Zealand.


She was warned.

She was given an explanation. 

Neverthelessshe persisted