Emma Gee

Inspirational Speaker & Author

Emma Gee is one of Australia’s acclaimed Inspirational Speakers, offering her thoughts and solutions on
resilience and person-centred care. 

Emma’s services include: keynote presentations, workshops and consulting. Emma is also a published author having written her own memoir titled Reinventing Emma

Emmas Brochure:

“…illuminating in its candour and uplifting in its illustration of the inner strength of an exceptional young woman.”

The Honourable Quentin Bryce
AD CVO

“Many people have told me how much they appreciated your words and and how deeply the girls listened. You could have heard a pin drop. We need to hear more of this kind of message.”

Helen Creed,
School Chaplain, Year 8 Coordinator, Camberwell Girls Grammar School

“…it is required reading for every health professional, every health consumer.”

Nick Rushworth,
Executive Officer, Brain Injury Australia

“Emma had us (me) laughing one moment and trying to hold back the tears the next… She is inspiring on so many levels.”

Genevieve Cooper, Manager
St. Vincent’s at Home & Domiciliary Therapy 

“An amazing true story of courage, compassion, and commitment in the face of devastating loss.”

Dr Russ Harris,
M.B.B.S. and author of The Happiness Trap

“Emma, your presentation was incredibly powerful and the girls were very moved by your strength, resilience and your wonderful sense of humour.”

Scott Pannam,
Yr 12 Strathcona, BGGS Coordinator

“This resilient young lady has reaffirmed my own belief…”

Cheryl Koenig OAM,
Author & Motivational Speaker

“…We came away with motivation to design, develop and manufacture equipment that are both aesthetically and functionally pleasing for the disabled.”

Kenneth Yi,
Principal Advisor Business Development,
College of Science, Engineering and Health, RMIT University

“Emma’s book is beautifully written and … will leave you wanting more.”

Dr Annie McCluskey,
Senior Lecturer in Occupational Therapy, The University of Sydney

 

12 Reasons to Book Emma & Read Her Memoir

DEVELOP RESILIENCE

GROW PERSPECTIVE

BE INSPIRED

REFLECT ON PRACTICE

BE CHALLENGED

BECOME EMPOWERING

DEVELOP EMPATHY

CHOOSE TO VALUE

STRENGTHEN RELATIONSHIPS

IMPROVE CRITICAL THINKING

APPLY LEARNINGS

GAIN UNDERSTANDING

The Book:

Blog

Shiners & your mindset!

I woke this morning with a “shiner” – my right eye quite bruised. After multiple facial injections midweek to improve the symmetry and function in my face, a purple ugly bruise emerged - visual proof that the facial pain and discomfort I’d been experiencing this week...

Frogs legs & hot air balloon rides

When your friend orders frogs legs how do you react? It’s a new experience for you, totally out of your comfort zone, right? For many (me included) the thought of munching on a reptile’s limb makes one feel a bit squeamish. I automatically conjure up negative feelings...

Upcoming Events

 

  • Stroke Foundation Government consultation on ‘Improving the NDIS Experience’ 2019
  • Neurosciences Research Stakeholder Advisory Meeting 2019
  • GM – Employment Service Contracts. Workplace Inclusion for people living with a disability: Recruitment & HR practices 2019
  • Brain Injury 7th Conference 2019
  • Dental Health Services Victoria (DHSV) Open Forum Workshop, Learning and Development team 2019
  • Stroke Foundation – Interview Panel 2019
  • Casey Breakfast Keynote 2020
  • Occupational Therapy The Exchange Conference: Learn, Practise & Enrich, Melbourne June 2020
  • Reinventing Emma -Strengths Based Nursing Subject (Essential Reading) Introduced, University of Tasmania (Ongoing)

In the Media

“We always suggest that new students and staff on StrokeLine read Emma’s book. We get great feedback about the insights it provides into stroke, recovery and healthcare. Reinventing Emma describes vividly what it is like is to build a new life filled with purpose, connectedness and incredible achievement after stroke”.

Jude Czerenkowski, National Manager StrokeConnect, Stroke Foundation