Heather Swan

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Inspiring Keynote Speaker with a unique story based on her transformation from senior corporate executive to World Record setting Wingsuit Pilot – and still the only woman in the world to BASEjump a Himalayan Mountain.

Themes include Overcoming Fear and Self-Doubt, Commitment, Preparation and Purpose.

Heather is a World Record setting Wingsuit Pilot with many World Firsts to her credit. She is the only woman in the world to BASEjump a Himalayan Mountain – Mt Meru (6672m) in the Garhwal Himalaya of India. This ground-breaking climb and jump earned her a Spirit of Adventure Award and countless invitations to speak about her inspiring journey. Apart from being a sought after speaker, Heather has written three books and published articles and photographs in major publications worldwide. She’s featured in two ABC documentaries, on Australian Story and four times on 60 Minutes. Other world firsts include flying her wingsuit across the Grand Canyon from rim to rim, flying across Mt Rossman in Antarctica, flying across Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne, Lake Eyre, Wilpena Pound and remote outback Australia. Heather has an incredible story, supported by stunning images and video, with valuable take-home messages on living a fitter, happier life.

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“My future self is so grateful to have been a part of the 2017 Women in Focus Conference with you and to feel your story. You’re an incredible speaker, and a raw and real story teller. You had me at hello? With your richness of experience and generosity of spirit you touch more hearts, minds and imaginations than you know.” – Delegate at 2017 Women in Focus Conference

“It gave me so much pleasure to look around our audience last Friday and watch their faces as your story unfolded. You had them mesmerised. I’ve since received countless emails from people saying how much they enjoyed your presentation and many of our regular Business Chicks even went so far as to say that you’re the best speaker they’ve ever heard. I’m so grateful that you were able to inject inspiration and motivation into our chicks. I’m not sure you quite understand the impact your message has Heather“ you elevate all of whom you meet, and challenge them to rise above what they feel they’re capable of. Me included!!! After seeing your ‘To-Do List’ (mine pales in comparison) I’m committed to taking on more and pushing myself. It’s fun being fearless!” – Emma Brown,  The Chief Chick, Business Chicks.

Presentation Topics

If you  want to surprise, engage, entertain, inspire, energise and challenge your team toward positive personal transformation. If you want them to be resilient in the face of constant change, strong and to believe in themselves. If you want them to take personal responsibility for their own development and that of their team.If you want them to understand the importance of a shared vision, personal leadership, the value of commitment and the power of persistence. If you’d like them to have strategies for a healthier, happier, empowered life… If you want all this, then Heather’s keynote is the perfect choice.

Topics include:

  • Defying Gravity – creating power and lightness in life and business
  • Just Begin – how small steps, can lead to big change and big results.
  • Handmade Happiness – the power of mindfulness to defeat fear and limiting beliefs to transform our reality 
  • Planning for your Future Self – do something everyday your future self will thank you for.
  • Adventures Together – the power of partnership
  • Love Flying – just for fun.