Recruitment expert Anna O’Dea works with award winning brands to place thousands of talented individuals into jobs they love across the Asia-Pacific. In 2015, Anna invested $50,000 to found the Leading Ladies project which promotes visibility of senior women in leadership positions across advertising, marketing, digital and PR. In 2016, Anna was named a global LinkedIn Top Voice (the only female in Australia to take out the social media & marketing category) and her blog named one of the top business blogs in Australia by Smart Company.
In late 2016, Anna launched the Negotiate Your Worth series, which gives employees the tools to improve their negotiation skills and, was also nominated by Optus for the Small Business Awards within the national "Workplace of the Year" category.
In 2017 Anna joined YGAP's "Polished Man" campaign as a local Female Ambassador. With a mission to end sexual assault and violence towards children, all funds raised through Polished Man are channeled into trauma recovery and trauma prevention programs for children who have suffered or are at risk of suffering violence globally.
Anna is also regularly featured on panels as an anti bullying, equal rights and LBGTIQ advocate.
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