Donna Campisi

Travels from: Victoria

Achieve what you set your mind to

Categories: Adventure & Challenge, Business Coaching, Business Speakers, Inspirational, Motivational Speakers

Full Presenter Profile & Bio

Donna Campisi is an adventurer at heart.She’s an inspiring speaker, author, podcaster, adventurer, humanitarian, and marathoner. Donna is also an adventure & performance coach. Inspiring many people with her challenges and ‘go do it’ attitude, that those who work with her are achieving their big goals!

Donna’s message is to inspire and encourage us that ‘there’s no such thing as can’t’. She has proven this to be true! Doctors said Donna is lucky to be alive but would never walk or talk again, after surviving a stroke at 7 years of age. She is very much alive, walking and talking! However later at 14 years of age Donna faced another challenge and was in another critical condition, diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes.

Donna then chose her own major challenge, inspiring many people along the way. She was only able to run 30 tentative steps in Nov 2012, and in Oct 2013 she completed a marathon, creating her own campaign called ‘Run Donna Run’ raising over $36,000 for the Royal Children’s Hospital Foundation.

Donna is a woman who takes a challenge and believes it is achievable when broken into ‘baby steps’ and having the right mindset. She explains with confidence “Don’t just take opportunities when they come along. Create opportunities!”.

Since completing the marathon challenge in 2013, Donna has inspired many people around Australia to join her adventure challenges that encourage people that they can actually do whatever they set their mind on, through her adventure and performance coaching.

Donna is the author of her much-anticipated book ‘The Unlikely Marathoner,’ with pre-sales skyrocketing before printing had begun.Donna reveals her successful steps to get you to your finish line (in ANY goal). Sharing her heart felt story and valuable insights, along with her chosen challenge to learn to run again after 34 years, from 30 steps to a marathon in 11 months, and proving there really is no such thing as can’t.

Donna is also the author of ‘Turn Dreams into Reality,’ and contributing author of ‘Inspiration Bible.’

‘Ready! Set! Goal! with Donna Campisi’ is Donna’s more recent project, her podcast inspires people to reach their goals, sharing her insights, and includes fascinating conversations with the most awe-inspiring guests from around the world, who share their secrets in achieving their goals.

Whether you’re trying to achieve a big goal, a company in search of a keynote speaker, a team who needs to get on track, Donna Campisi is the perfect presenter to inspire people at your next event. 

Speaker Topics

Achieving the BIG scary goals
How to get over the finish line
Finding your WHY
How are you selling yourself?
Think like a kid!
Steps to reach your full potential


Donna was a dynamic and well prepared speaker. She interacted with students very well and used every second she had to inspire. We could have listened to Donna’s story for longer than the time we had together and the video helped engage us as an audience.

Mildura Senior College

Donna spoke at our corporate breakfast meeting. She speaks from the heart with honesty and humility and engaged everyone with her life story. Donna is truly inspirational and left us all believing that the POWER to make change and accept challenges really is in Us.

Sunraysia Institute of TAFE

Donna Campisi - Motivational Speakers

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