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Odessa named one of AVTAR’s “100 Best Companies for Women”


Philadelphia, PA – October 23, 2018 - Odessa, a leading provider of lease management software, today announced being recognized as one of the ‘100 Best Companies for Women in India’ by AVTAR Group and Working Mother Media, two India-based firms that research and promote female empowerment in the workplace. Now in its 3rd year, the award recognizes sustained initiatives by Indian employers to increase women’s workplace participation, and support their continual professional growth.

“We are extremely proud to receive this award as a recognition of our efforts across the organization to invest in women,” said Namita Kutty, AVP, Human Resources - India, Odessa. “Gender equity and inclusion aren’t just ‘buzzwords’ at Odessa, they are part of a key philosophy that treats everyone equally and gives everyone a seat at the table. We are excited to continue investing in women through the promotion of our intercontinental ‘Women at Odessa’ networking group.”

Jay Mehra, Odessa’s COO noted that “We are thrilled to be recognized for our work in gender inclusion, an effort we take seriously within both our [Bangalore and Philadelphia] offices. To be included among such a stellar list of peer-organizations is a testament to Odessa’s commitment to understanding and investing in the ‘whole’ employee.”

Odessa was selected as a winner from a competitive pool of 345 of global brands. To see the complete 2018 Best Companies for Women in India list, click here.

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About Odessa

Odessa is a software company exclusively focused in the leasing industry, and the developer of the LeaseWave software system and Odessa platform. Headquartered in Philadelphia, USA, Odessa’s leasing solutions and a workforce of 500+ power a diverse customer base of leasing companies globally. LeaseWave is a powerful, end-to-end, extensible solution for lease and loan origination and portfolio management. The Odessa platform further provides rich feature sets including low-code development, test automation, reporting and business intelligence to ensure organizations can more effectively align business and IT objectives. Learn more at

To learn more about ‘Women at Odessa,’ read about it on Odessa’s blog.