Octavia Goredema MBE, FRSA
Gender Equity Network Lead | Author of Prep, Push, Pivot
Octavia Goredema is a career coach and the founder of Twenty Ten Agency, where she has coached leaders at renowned companies including Google, American Airlines, Tinder, General Motors, Nike, and Dow Jones. She is committed to helping underrepresented professionals advance their careers whether they are looking for a new job, dealing with job loss, pivoting to a new career, or returning to work after an extended absence. She shares her insights in her new book, PREP, PUSH, PIVOT: Essential Career Strategies for Underrepresented Women.
A dual U.S. and U.K. citizen, Octavia was appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire in recognition of her work. Octavia is an Ambassador of the Pankhurst Centre, the birthplace of the suffragette movement in Manchester, England. In addition, Octavia is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, where she leads the Gender Equity Network in the United States. Originally from England, Octavia lives in Los Angeles, California.