About Alana M. Hill
Alana M. Hill is an international change leadership expert, inspiring future professionals to lead change in themselves and others to create inclusive, resilient, and competitive campuses. She is a passionate energy industry veteran who has paved the way for women leaders, with a focus on women of color. Her personal story demonstrates how students can excel, even in the face of adversity. Throughout her career, Alana has led diverse teams and delivered high- impact workshops all over the world!
Alana is an energizing and relatable keynote speaker, encouraging young adults to overcome adversity, build resilience, and convey empathy. She is the author of What’s Your Catalyst? The Power of Managed Change where she guides her readers to discover how purpose and passion give leaders greater influence and impact on the world around them.
When she is not traveling the world, running or riding horses, Alana is serving in her church and community. Alana holds a B.S. in Petroleum Engineering from Texas A&M University.
Preparing for Life...the Ms. Engineer Way!
In this talk, aimed at young adults, Alana encourages students to prepare for their futures, despite the obstacles that life may bring. After all...she did. Heart-felt and transparent, Alana shares the struggles she overcame from her youth to become a passionate energy industry veteran who has paved the way for women leaders.
More than just a cheer-leading “you can do it” pep talk, Alana imparts practical tips for developing priorities and creating a life strategy. Reminding her audience “It’s not where you came from, but where you’re going”, she is sure to get your students reaching for new heights. Igniting the fire in each soul in the room, this program will leave even the most active adult eager to do more. Lifting...the Ms. Engineer Way®!
The Power of Managed Change: How Purpose and Passion Can Drive Strategic Life Change
We learned in science that change needs a catalyst, but what about in life? Many students in today’s ever-changing campus environment feel stuck, complacent or even fearful about their growth. In order to get back on track it is necessary to reconnect with their passion and establish their “WHY”.
In this inspiring program, Alana shares the events that ignited her life changing catalyst to demonstrate how purpose and passion reinforce one's personal, educational, and professional goals.
Through engaging discussion, she will take the audience on a journey to discover their passions, talents, and path to being more resilient students. Alana's interactive delivery will leave the audience with immediate steps to move them forward in growth at school and home. Leading change…the Ms. Engineer Way®!
Leading the Rainbow: Ensuring Success Through Diversity
Diversity isn’t just about color, but about recognizing different ideas, talents, and perspectives that varying cultures bring. In this thought-provoking program, Alana relies on her years as a change leadership expert to explore how to appreciate, champion, and lead Diversity & Inclusion initiatives. Learn best practices for getting executive and team buy-in to this vital component of team development. By understanding the benefits and value, leaders can greatly improve the impact that diversity & inclusion has on team performance. Appreciating Diversity...the Ms. Engineer Way®!
Adapting Your Skills to Get Ahead
In today’s constantly changing campuses it takes more than knowledge and skill to succeed. Charles Darwin says that adaptability, not strength or intelligence, will determine one’s survival. Alana has seen firsthand just how important it is for students to balance their technical skills and operational knowledge with leadership and human behavior insight, in order to thrive during change.
In this uplifting virtual presentation about transition and continuous development, Alana reveals the secrets that helped her advance from a field engineer to an internationally recognized Project Management Consultant and Change Leadership Expert.
“Alana delivered a diverse, fun training to our young college-aged staff members! She kept them engaged and gave them a lot to think about! Her diversity training is a must for all employers seeking training for their staff members.”
- ELAINE JONES, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE PERRY ABERNATHY RECREATION CENTER