CEO, Harcourts Group Victoria, Australia
Sadhana Smiles is the CEO of Harcourts Group Victoria, the fastest growing real estate group. She started her career as a receptionist, is an accomplished keynote speaker, a well-known industry commentator and author of People Power did you have them @ hello. In 2013 she was named the Victorian Telstra Business Woman. In 2016 she was one of 100 Women of Influence in Australia. In 2012 she bought Walk a Mile to her organisation which is now a national event raising funds for White Ribbon and making a statement that violence against women is not OK. She is the founder of not for profit Links Fiji taking health care to rural areas of Fiji ensuring that the incidence of cervical cancer is reduced. She sees herself as a corporate activist, a change maker who makes things happen. Sadhana’s goal is to have an impact on ensuring that the colour and gender of leadership and of our workplaces reflects the communities we live in.