Keynote Speaking
Sitting Low; Reaching High

Mel Harrison has been providing motivational speaking, education and has participated on panels since ending up in a wheelchair about her own personal life and experiences.

Mel has experience in speaking with participants in many different settings and is well known for her ability to adapt training and speeches to meet the needs of any group; including disability, age, location and/or group size.

Mel’s experience with speaking and sitting on panels has been with corporate services, not for profit organisations, people with disability, education, daycare and transport:

The most recent events Mel has spoken at are:

  • An Awesome Life 2017 in Cessnock NSW

  • Just LIVE Hunter Disability Expo 2017

  • Amazon Web Services (AWS) Summit 2018 at International Convention Centre in Sydney.

Events coming up in October 2018 are:

  • Amazon Web Services (AWS) Community Day at Pullmans Hyde Park

  • Just Live Hunter Disability Expo 2018

Key areas Mel can deliver her keynote speeches on,  depending on the need of the audience are:  

  • Diversity and inclusion

  • Ways to overcome adversity

  • adaptive fitness; and the importance of it

  • Living with a disability and medical problems

  • Travelling with a disability

  • Tips and tools to start when starting at the bottom and trying to reach high

  • Breaking down barriers

  • Resilience – what it means

  • Removing stereotypes about people with disability

  • How to move beyond labels

Mel has the ability to tailor all Keynote speeches to meet the needs of any target group.


Contact Mel today to discuss your needs.

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