Octavia Goredema is the author of Prep, Push, Pivot published by Wiley and the host of the Audible Original series, How to Change Careers with Octavia Goredema.

An acclaimed career expert, Octavia's insights have been featured in Fast Company, CNN, Fortune, CNBC, Forbes, Business Insider, Inc, Newsweek, Los Angeles Times, The Guardian, Grazia magazine, and Black Enterprise, among others. Octavia is a regular contributor to Harvard Business Review. During the pandemic, Octavia co-hosted HBR Now, Harvard Business Review’s weekly show about leadership.

Originally from England, Octavia was appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) by the Queen in recognition of her work. Octavia is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and an Ambassador of the Pankhurst Centre, the iconic site of women’s activism, past and present.

Octavia is based in Los Angeles where she has lived for over a decade.

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