Award Winning connector, health educator, inspirer, business creative and PTSD Thriver
Lisa LaMaitre is an award winning Canberra business owner.
Alongside her husband, they have owned and operated four different businesses, in four different industries, over the last 25 years. The couple closed their third business in 2010 after it was targeted for crime.
Due to their experiences Lisa was diagnosed with Post-Traumatic Stress Disoreder (PTSD) in 2012.
Lisa's professional background in the Health Industry and focus on holistic healing has supported her recovery from PTSD.
Lisa faced the sudden death of her sister in 2013, and then in 2016 the couple had to deal with infertility.
In 2015 Lisa launched their fourth business - Canberra Wise Women. Canberra Wise Women is a platform for sharing MORE positivity and inspiration, leveraging the connection of interviews at live events.
To date Canberra Wise Women have interviewed 58 inspiring Canberrans, hosted 24 live events and welcomed over 1000 guests.
With your audience Lisa will share:
* her story of resilience and strength
* the keys to her recovery (gratitude, positive psychology, holistic health)
* the importance of connection
Lisa has presented with: The Australian National University, ABC Life Matters, WINNews, ABC Canberra, TedxCanberra Women, Servcorp Canberra, Women with Altitude, F*ckUp Nights CBR, Festival of Ambitious Ideas, Canberra Institute of Technology, Wellness Hubs Australia, The Shaker, 2XX Radio
Lisa has Won: Strategic Connector of the Year - 2018 Altitude Awards, Best Tailored Massage Treatment Provider (Canberra) - 2019 Australian Enterprise Awards, and Health Innovator of the Year (Canberra) - 2019 Australian Enterprise Awards
Lisa has been a Finalist in: Altitude Awards (2017, 2018, 2019), Australian Leadership Excellence Awards (2017), Lifeline Canberra Women of Spirit Awards (2016), Canberra Businesspoint Awards (2014).