Alessandra Henderson

Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder

At Elektra, we envision a world where every woman is empowered and thriving through menopause, and beyond. There is a massive support and care gap for women in the current healthcare system – we’re on a mission to ensure that every woman has access to evidence-based, inclusive care across their lifespan.

Alessandra Henderson kicked off her career in tech as the sixth employee at Artsy, where she built the content partner business from the ground up. From there, she went on to found and serve as Executive Director of the MIT NYC Startup Studio and VP of Network at Human Ventures. She holds a BA from Vanderbilt University and MBA from Sloan MIT where she received the Martin Trust Award and Patrick McGovern Entrepreneurship Award. Her work has been covered by The NY Times, Fast Company, Techcrunch, Fortune, the Financial Times, and more. Alessandra is passionate about community, Mexican cuisine, and all things art.