Anita Keestra, JP
Anita is committed to building strong relationships and supporting diversity for more than two decades. She is passionate about collaborative partnerships, life-long learning and optimising people potential. Anita is currently working as Business Development Manager at Manukau Institute of Technology (MIT). She is Director of a training consultancy business and a Real Estate Salesperson with Remax Revolution. Anita holds a MBA, Graduate Diploma in Economic Development and Bachelor of Education (Adult Ed.) and was on the Auckland Council Advisory Panel for 6 years. Anita also lectures in business management, business growth, personal financial management, employment and soft skills. She was awarded the Sir James Fletcher Award for Outstanding Contribution to Enterprise, Adult Community Education – Educator of the Year Award in 2008 and Indian Newslink Excellence in Services to Communities Award in 2019.
“What counts in life is not the mere fact that we have lived. It is what difference we have made to the lives of others that will determine the significance of the life we lead.” – Nelson Mandela