Travels from: New South Wales
A story of inspiration and leadership learnt over her military career
Categories: Adventure & Challenge, Change Management, Leadership, Military Speakers
Full Presenter Profile & Bio
Matina Jewell is a transformative leader providing a life-changing perspective from the front-line of leadership, resilience and courage. She has earned military accolades in some of the toughest environments on earth and her courageous decision making, values based leadership and vision for empowering teams continue to transform organisations globally. Matina has been an advisor to the Prime Minister and is a best-selling author and international speaker.
Joining the army at age 17, Matina's military career culminated with a coveted posting to serve as part the United Nations Truce Supervision Organisation (UNTSO) in the Middle East. After full-scale war erupted between Israel and Lebanon, most of Matina’s colleagues – her ‘brothers’ - were tragically killed. Her story was featured in a two-part ABC Australian Story television special.
More than just an incredible life story, Matina's lessons on leadership, resilience and change has tranformed some of the largest coporations globally. Her message of courage inspires audiences and transforms mindsets from all walks of life.
Capturing the audience the moment she speaks, Matina utilises enthralling first-hand footage and takes audiences on a journey that positively impacts everyone. Your audience will be inspired, hearing how Matina cheated death, took command and showed pure courage while leading her team in the most extreme of conditions – under fire during the Lebanon War.
Matina delivered a captivating presentation that was motivating and inspiring. Everyone in the room was silent, fascinated by her story. The standing ovation she received was thoroughly deserved
The most powerful speaker you will ever see
Matina is a powerful and engaging speaker with a story to match. Our audiences was captivated and able to take away some valuable business lessons on leadership and change management in particular
Thank you for your fantastic contribution to our national roadshow. You delivered the most amazing life and corporate lessons which everyone could takeaway
Matina is a speaker that will truly inspire any audience and take most on a journey of self-reflection as a result. I would recommend her to any organisation considering her for future events.
The crowd loved your presentation and there were quite a few emotions flowing. Feedback on your section was superb, with participants rating it the most engaging presentation of the day