The Many Faces of Author, Producer, Speaker Annie Crawley
Through public speaking tours, workshops and programs, Annie Crawley reaches a worldwide audience. While creating a successful business, Dive Into Your Imagination, Annie Crawley, aka Ocean Annie, continues to travel and document the world focusing on life in our Ocean. She is uniquely qualified to speak about obtaining success by taking risks, living your dreams and creating your greatest life. Originally from Chicago and trained as a photo and broadcast journalist, Annie Crawley spent the past two decades living and working around the world. After learning to scuba dive and sail, she became a PADI Master Scuba Diving Instructor and a 100 ton US Coast Guard Boat Captain. She was named an SSI 5000 Platinum Pro Diver and inducted into the Women Divers Hall of Fame Class 2010. Annie Crawley specializes in the Underwater Realm as an underwater photographer, filmmaker, field biologist and expert.
As a producer, Annie Crawley created an award winning series of kids ocean books, enhanced eBooks available on iTunes, DVDs and lesson plans after being awarded four grants from the Save Our Seas Foundation. She was also responsible for single-handedly producing, shooting, and editing a series of programs taken on the SEAPLEX expedition with Project Kaisei in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. Ocean Life Book and DVD published by Reader’s Digest Children’s Publishing was Annie Crawley’s first publication in 2007 and to date it has sold more than 100,000 copies. Because of her success following her dreams, Annie Crawley relates the lessons she learned growing up and traveling in a way that will inspire you to create your life while considering our environment and Ocean.
Annie Crawley is a dynamic and entertaining speaker that your group will value because she:
- Makes an effort to fully understand your group’s needs and customizes every presentation
- Communicates ideas effectively while incorporating humor, education, empowerment, entertainment and conservation
- Delivers results immediately with enthusiasm and passion