Anita Asante

Former England Defender With 71 International Caps Who Competed For Great Britain At The 2012 Olympics

How to hire Anita Asante

Contact the Champions Speakers agency to provisionally enquire about Anita Asante for your event today. Simply call a booking agent on 0207 1010 553 or email us at [email protected] for more information.

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When she's at corporate events, Anita covers the following speech topics:

  • Leadership
  • Diversity and equality
  • Understanding pressure
  • The psychology of winning
  • Transferring skills
  • Pressure management
  • Working in a male environment 
  • Challenging perceptions

“Anita spoke at MAD//Fest 2019 and was inspirational, candid and engaging. Her background in professional sport added hugely to a discussion at a marketing event on daring to be different and breaking boundaries. The feedback on this session was amazing and I couldn't recommend Anita enough!” - Dan Brain, Co-founder, MAD//Fest London Content & Marketing Director 

“Anita was a great fantastic addition to our FA Pride Inside 2020 panel event in June. Anita’s experience as an elite athlete provided an amazing insight from not just a performance perspective, but importantly specifically on how that intersected with elements of her identity. She facilitated in the successful delivery of a very informative and authentic panel.” - Jehmeil Lemonius, Diversity & Inclusion Officer at the Football Association 

“Anita joined our final Festival of Football panel in July 2019 and was such a valuable participant. A passionate advocate for equality and anti-discrimination, Anita is an incredibly knowledgeable and eloquent speaker. Anita’s strength is in being able to articulate powerful and original thought in an accessible and engaging manner.” - Esther Jones Russell, Head of Policy at Fare Network Ltd 

  • 2007 – Named FA Player of the Year.
  • 2007 & 2008 – Won the FA Cup & FA Women’s National Premier League.
  • 2007 – Won the Champions League, Premier League and League Cup.
  • 2009 – Won the FA Cup and League with Arsenal.
  • 2009 – Won the WPS Championship with Sky Blue.
  • 2012 – Won the Swedish Cup with Kopparberg/Göteborg FC.
  • 2014 & 2015 – Won the Damallsvenskan League with FC Rosengård.
  • 2016 – Won the Swedish Cup with FC Rosengård.
  • 2017 – Won the Swedish Super Cup with FC Rosengård.
  • 2018 – Won the WSL and FA Cup with Chelsea.
  • 2019 – Received the Best of Africa Award & Football Blacklist Award.
  • 2020 – Won the WSL and Continental Cup winner with Chelsea.