Christine Hassler is a former Hollywood agent and achievement addict turned speaker, best-selling author, spokesperson, and Millennial Expert. Recognized as a thought leader on generational diversity, Christine helps organizations bridge generational gaps in the work and marketplace by teaching them frontline tested strategies for attracting, engaging, and retraining today’s largest generation. Some of her clients include: Nike, Intuit, American Express, Coty Beauty, Hearst Publications, The Eventful Group, Wells Fargo and many more. As a life coach, she teaches people how to overcome their Expectation Hangovers® and answer the questions: who am I, what do I want, and how do I get it.
As the author of Twenty-Something, Twenty-Everything, and The Twenty-Something Manifesto she has unique insight and access into the minds and hearts of the Millennials (also called Gen Y), which inspires her passion for busting negative stereotypes about this influential, and often misunderstood, generation.
Christine has appeared and been featured as an expert in media outlets such as: The Today Show, CNN, ABC, CBS, FOX, E!, Style, WGN, PBS, Glamour, Self, Women’s Health, The Wall Street Journal, The Laura Ingram Show, and The New York Times. Her expertise on the life issues facing Gen Y has made her a popular columnist on the Huffington Post since 2006. She is also a top speaker in the college market and has reached over 20,000 students, teaching them the life skills they may not have learned in college.
Christine is a spokesperson for American Express and the key resource for their Quarterlife Program, which empowers young people to take control of their finances. She is also a member of the Millennial Advisory Council for Cosmopolitan Magazine. From her passion about education and student development, Christine created a life balance curriculum for the Leadership Institute and is a member of Northwestern University’s Council of 100, The Young Entrepreneur Council, and GenNext. She also serves on the Faculty at the University of Santa Monica, teaching a Master’s Degree program in Spiritual Psychology.
Christine grew up in Dallas and graduated cum laude from Northwestern University. She then studied at the Communication Arts Company, received her Masters Degree from the University of Santa Monica, and became a Certified NLP Practitioner. Christine is active in volunteerism and loves living a healthy lifestyle. She currently resides in Los Angeles and loves spending a great amount of time with her family and friends in Austin, Texas.