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Octavia Goredema

Award-Winning Author & Career Coach

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Octavia Goredema Biography

Octavia Goredema is an award-winning author, career coach and speaker. Goredema is the author of "Prep, Push, Pivot: Essential Career Strategies for Underrepresented Women," heralded as a book of the year by Cosmopolitan and Refinery29.

An acclaimed career expert, Goredema’s insights have been featured in Fast Company, CNBC, Harvard Business Review, Forbes, Business Insider, and Los Angeles Times, among others. Goredema co-hosted and produced HBR Now, Harvard Business Review’s weekly live show about leadership.

Goredema is a sought-after speaker by leading corporations, institutions, and conferences including Google, Tinder, American Airlines, Kyndryl, Deutsch, Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit, LIGO Laboratory, University of Toronto Rotman School of Management, and the University of Oxford.

Originally from England, Goredema was appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) by the Queen in recognition of her work, one of the United Kingdom’s highest civic honors. Goredema is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, where she leads the Gender Equity network in the United States. Goredema is an Ambassador of the Pankhurst Centre, the iconic site of women’s activism, past and present.

Speaking Topics
  • How Organizations Can Advance and Retain Underrepresented Professionals

    How leaders can advance, retain, and empower underrepresented professionals the workplace.

  • Own Your Career and Overcome Obstacles

    Know your worth, cement your career values, overcome obstacles, and align your actions to achieve your career goals.

  • Paying It Forward

    How to be an impactful mentor and advocate for underrepresented professionals in the workplace.

  • Position Yourself for a Promotion

    How to determine if you’re ready for a promotion, how to make the ask, and how to navigate the next steps.

  • Achieving Your Career Goals as a Working Parent

    How to prepare for a career break, how to navigate the return to work, and how to align your career goals as a working parent.

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Prep, Push, Pivot: Essential Career Strategies for Underrepresented Women

Prep, Push, Pivot: Essential Career Strategies for Underrepresented Women

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  • How do I book Octavia Goredema to speak at my event?

    Our experienced booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure speakers like Octavia Goredema for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment since 2002. Click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page to check availability for Octavia Goredema, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get speaking fee information and check availability for Octavia Goredema or any other speaker of your choice.
  • What are the speaker fees for Octavia Goredema

    Speaking fees for Octavia Goredema, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. The estimated fees to book Octavia Goredema are $10,000 - $20,000 for live events and under $10,000 for virtual events. For the most current speaking fee to hire Octavia Goredema, click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak directly with an experienced booking agent.
  • What topics does Octavia Goredema speak about?

    Octavia Goredema is a keynote speaker and industry expert whose speaking topics include Authors, Black History, Business, Business Coaching, Consulting, Diversity Speakers, Empowerment, Goal Setting, Leadership Speakers, Peak Performance, Personal Growth, Virtual Speakers.
  • Where does Octavia Goredema travel from?

    Octavia Goredema generally travels from Los Angeles, CA, USA, but can be booked for private corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances across the country.
  • Who is Octavia Goredema’s agent?

    AAE Speakers Bureau has successfully booked keynote speakers like Octavia Goredema for clients worldwide since 2002. As a full-service speaker booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Please click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page including the details of your event, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Octavia Goredema for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service speaker booking agency?

    AAE Speakers Bureau is a full-service speaker booking agency, meaning we can completely manage the speaker’s or celebrity’s engagement with your organization from the time of booking your speaker through the event’s completion. We provide all of the services you need to host Octavia Goredema or any other speaker of your choice, including offer negotiation, contractual assistance, accounting and billing, and event speaker travel and logistics services. When you book a speaker with us, we manage the process of hosting a speaker for you as an extension of your team. Our goal is to give our clients peace of mind and a best-in-class service experience when booking a speaker with us.
  • Why is AAE Speakers Bureau different from other booking agencies?

    If you’re looking for the best, unbiased speaker recommendations, paired with a top-notch customer service experience, you’re in the right place. At AAE Speakers Bureau, we exclusively represent the interests of our clients - professional organizations, companies, universities, and associations. We intentionally do not represent the speakers we feature or book. That is so we can present our clients with the broadest and best performing set of speaker options in the market today, and we can make these recommendations without any obligation to promote a specific speaker over another. This is why when our agents suggest a speaker for your event, you can be assured that they are of the highest quality with a history of proven success with our other clients.
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Award-Winning Author & Career Coach

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Octavia Goredema Biography

Octavia Goredema is an award-winning author, career coach and speaker. Goredema is the author of "Prep, Push, Pivot: Essential Career Strategies for Underrepresented Women," heralded as a book of the year by Cosmopolitan and Refinery29.

An acclaimed career expert, Goredema’s insights have been featured in Fast Company, CNBC, Harvard Business Review, Forbes, Business Insider, and Los Angeles Times, among others. Goredema co-hosted and produced HBR Now, Harvard Business Review’s weekly live show about leadership.

Goredema is a sought-after speaker by leading corporations, institutions, and conferences including Google, Tinder, American Airlines, Kyndryl, Deutsch, Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit, LIGO Laboratory, University of Toronto Rotman School of Management, and the University of Oxford.

Originally from England, Goredema was appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) by the Queen in recognition of her work, one of the United Kingdom’s highest civic honors. Goredema is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, where she leads the Gender Equity network in the United States. Goredema is an Ambassador of the Pankhurst Centre, the iconic site of women’s activism, past and present.

Octavia Goredema Speaking Topics

  • How Organizations Can Advance and Retain Underrepresented Professionals

    How leaders can advance, retain, and empower underrepresented professionals the workplace.

  • Own Your Career and Overcome Obstacles

    Know your worth, cement your career values, overcome obstacles, and align your actions to achieve your career goals.

  • Paying It Forward

    How to be an impactful mentor and advocate for underrepresented professionals in the workplace.

  • Position Yourself for a Promotion

    How to determine if you’re ready for a promotion, how to make the ask, and how to navigate the next steps.

  • Achieving Your Career Goals as a Working Parent

    How to prepare for a career break, how to navigate the return to work, and how to align your career goals as a working parent.

Octavia Goredema Videos

  • Octavia Goredema - Speaker Reel
    Octavia Goredema is an award-winning speaker, career coach and the author of PREP, PUSH, PIVOT.
  • Facing Microaggressions At Work? Here's How You Should Handle It
  • Real Talk: Black Women on Balancing Pressure, Fatigue
    Black women are often "the onlys" in their organizations, putting tremendous pressure on them in uncertain times, but also offering unique...

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FAQs on booking Octavia Goredema

  • How do I book Octavia Goredema to speak at my event?

    Our experienced booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure speakers like Octavia Goredema for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment since 2002. Click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page to check availability for Octavia Goredema, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get speaking fee information and check availability for Octavia Goredema or any other speaker of your choice.
  • What are the speaker fees for Octavia Goredema

    Speaking fees for Octavia Goredema, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. The estimated fees to book Octavia Goredema are $10,000 - $20,000 for live events and under $10,000 for virtual events. For the most current speaking fee to hire Octavia Goredema, click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak directly with an experienced booking agent.
  • What topics does Octavia Goredema speak about?

    Octavia Goredema is a keynote speaker and industry expert whose speaking topics include Authors, Black History, Business, Business Coaching, Consulting, Diversity Speakers, Empowerment, Goal Setting, Leadership Speakers, Peak Performance, Personal Growth, Virtual Speakers.
  • Where does Octavia Goredema travel from?

    Octavia Goredema generally travels from Los Angeles, CA, USA, but can be booked for private corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances across the country.
  • Who is Octavia Goredema’s agent?

    AAE Speakers Bureau has successfully booked keynote speakers like Octavia Goredema for clients worldwide since 2002. As a full-service speaker booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Please click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page including the details of your event, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Octavia Goredema for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service speaker booking agency?

    AAE Speakers Bureau is a full-service speaker booking agency, meaning we can completely manage the speaker’s or celebrity’s engagement with your organization from the time of booking your speaker through the event’s completion. We provide all of the services you need to host Octavia Goredema or any other speaker of your choice, including offer negotiation, contractual assistance, accounting and billing, and event speaker travel and logistics services. When you book a speaker with us, we manage the process of hosting a speaker for you as an extension of your team. Our goal is to give our clients peace of mind and a best-in-class service experience when booking a speaker with us.
  • Why is AAE Speakers Bureau different from other booking agencies?

    If you’re looking for the best, unbiased speaker recommendations, paired with a top-notch customer service experience, you’re in the right place. At AAE Speakers Bureau, we exclusively represent the interests of our clients - professional organizations, companies, universities, and associations. We intentionally do not represent the speakers we feature or book. That is so we can present our clients with the broadest and best performing set of speaker options in the market today, and we can make these recommendations without any obligation to promote a specific speaker over another. This is why when our agents suggest a speaker for your event, you can be assured that they are of the highest quality with a history of proven success with our other clients.

Octavia Goredema is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics such as How Organizations Can Advance and Retain Underrepresented Professionals, Own Your Career and Overcome Obstacles, Paying It Forward, Position Yourself for a Promotion and Achieving Your Career Goals as a Working Parent. The estimated speaking fee range to book Octavia Goredema for your event is $10,000 - $20,000. Octavia Goredema generally travels from Los Angeles, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Libby Gill, Dr. Jackie Freiberg, Carin Taylor, Dr. Kimberly Harden and Bola Sokunbi. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Octavia Goredema for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Octavia Goredema Speaking Topics

  • How Organizations Can Advance and Retain Underrepresented Professionals

    How leaders can advance, retain, and empower underrepresented professionals the workplace.

  • Own Your Career and Overcome Obstacles

    Know your worth, cement your career values, overcome obstacles, and align your actions to achieve your career goals.

  • Paying It Forward

    How to be an impactful mentor and advocate for underrepresented professionals in the workplace.

  • Position Yourself for a Promotion

    How to determine if you’re ready for a promotion, how to make the ask, and how to navigate the next steps.

  • Achieving Your Career Goals as a Working Parent

    How to prepare for a career break, how to navigate the return to work, and how to align your career goals as a working parent.

Octavia Goredema Speaker Videos

  • Octavia Goredema - Speaker Reel
    Octavia Goredema is an award-winning speaker, career coach and the author of PREP, PUSH, PIVOT.
    Facing Microaggressions At Work? Here's How You Should Handle It
  • Real Talk: Black Women on Balancing Pressure, Fatigue
    Black women are often "the onlys" in their organizations, putting tremendous pressure on them in uncertain times, but also offering unique opportunities. The pandemic and social unrest over the...
    How Does Netflix Approach Corporate Diversity?

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

If you are the talent and wish to request a profile update or removal from our online directory, please submit a profile request form.

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