Sharons life purpose was to make a difference in the lives of others, but when disabling injuries ended her military nursing career, her sense of purpose seemed tragically lost. She explains how a painful ending became a beginning, as she discovered that her why had never relied upon her what. Witness the reinvigorating career pivot that has enabled Sharon to continue to make a difference in the lives of others and to continue to live her purpose, beyond her military service
Discover the Power of Nursing
With this year showing the power of Nursing and Medicine, Sharon Bown is a passionate speaker that is able to translate the contemporary research surrounding resilience, mindset, and posttraumatic growth. She explores the strategies that can transform personal trauma into personal growth.
Sharon is the award-winning author of One Woman's War and Peace: a nurse's journey in the Royal Australian Air Force and this humble Registered Nurse from Tasmania now serves as a Member of the Council of the Australian War Memorial and as an Ambassador for Phoenix Australia – Centre for Posttraumatic Mental Health.
Drawing on her previous experience, Sharon is able to relate it to the current pandemic, exploring resilience, leadership and growth to create a positive change within businesses and organisations.