About Dr. Ali

Dr. Ali Atkison is a highly acclaimed keynote speaker, trainer, and teaching professional who has educated and inspired audiences of all sizes for more than two decades. With more than 20 years in higher education, Dr. Ali is widely considered one of the foremost authorities on how the adult brain learns. Her unique background isn’t in neuroscience, but instead as a practitioner, educator and lecturer who has mastered the art of making communication and learning more effective. By delivering clear, tangible and, yes, actually fun, workshops and programs, Dr. Ali engages with organizations and teams who want to truly make learning stick for lasting results.

Dr. Ali’s accomplishments include:
• Published articles in ATD Magazine, UPCEA’s Unbound, and The Chronicle of Higher Education
• Two decades in academic roles with the University of Denver, including Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and associate teaching professor in the college of professional and continuing studies
• Credentialed in University of Denver’s University College Master Teacher status • Professor and creator of self-paced digital courses for Wondrium and Audible on brain-based tactics for communication and writing to be heard and understood     

Meet Dr. Ali!