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Sandi Givens

Courageous Communication & Workplace Mental Health Specialist Australia

Creating Mentally Healthy Workplaces
Rebuilding Teams
Increased Productivity
Authentic, Courageous & Respectful Communication
Leadership & Team Culture
Women's Professional & Personal Development


Tired of ‘death by Powerpoint’ and tedious conference presentations?

Here’s your solution!

Sandi promises to be …

  • Authentic & relaxed, professional & entertaining,
  • Focused on down-to-earth, real-world techniques,
  • Dedicated to understanding yourworld, and
  • Committed to helping you achieve youroutcomes.

Sandi has a unique ability to connect with, engage and enthuse her entire audience, irrespective of size, demographic or skill level.  Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, and leading-edge educational and learning technologies enable Sandi to inspire people to incorporate new behaviours and attitudes in their daily lives.

For over three decades, Sandi has worked with 1,000s of organisations and countless people, having established her own Speaking, Coaching and Consulting company, now called Communicate with Courage, in 1989.  Drawing on her training, management and organisational background, and with a provocative (rather than prescriptive) style, Sandi facilitates people’s personal learning, rather than merely tell them what to do. Both clients and peers regard her as one of Australia’s most dynamic and authentic presenters.

Recognized as a successful and accomplished writer of countless published articles, her first book, Women on the Move: How you can create your place in the world, was first published in October 2002 and is now a best seller. With a breadth of experience drawn from a diverse range of industries, including banking, insurance, pharmaceuticals, telecommunications, real estate, IT, publishing, child care, tertiary education and finance, her client list includes:

beyondblue, Downer Group, Pricewaterhouse Coopers, AGL, CSIRO, IOOF, Deakin University, Ernst & Young, The State Revenue Office (Vic), Leadership Dimensions, The Universities of Melbourne, Monash and NSW and IBM. 

Sandi is a Fellow of the Institute for Learning Professionals and has received the Speaker of the Year (VIC) Award from Professional Speakers Australia. She is truly someone who ‘walks her talk’, and will deliver well beyond your expectations – guaranteed.

Sandi’s formal qualifications include a BA in Sociology and Psychology, and is an accredited practitioner of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® (to Step II Advanced Level), Neuro-Linguistic Programming & Generative Learning and Mental Health First Aid qualified.

With her depth of understanding of human behaviour derived from research & experience in working with diversity, her passion for proactivity, making conscious choice, accepting responsibility for outcomes and celebrating success, you’re guaranteed of an exceptional and matchless experience when you work with Sandi in the achievement of your goals.

Key Facts

Countries Performed In

  • 6

Clients Past & Present

  • PwC
  • Canon
  • Victoria State Revenue Office
  • Professional Association of Nurses in Developmental Disability

Talk Time Duration

  • 60 Minutes