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Donna Campisi Travels from Melbourne, VIC

Donna Campisi


  • Achievements
  • Female Speaker
  • Inspirational
  • Motivational
  • Personal Development
  • Resilience
  • Sport
  • Values / Integrity


Donna Campisi is an adventurer at heart. After creating her own campaign ‘Run Donna Run’ to inspire and encourage people that ‘there’s no such thing as can’t…’ she is now an inspiring speaker, author, adventurer, podcaster, marathoner, and a highly skilled Coach - inspiring many with her group adventure challenges and one-on-one coaching, and ‘go do it’ attitude, those who work with her are achieving their big goals too!

Lucky to be alive, doctors predicted Donna would never walk or talk again, after surviving a stroke and other serious complications at seven years of age. Later at fourteen, Donna faced another challenge, in another critical condition, diagnosed with type 1 diabetes.

Donna then created her own major challenge. Only able to run 30 tentative steps in November 2012, she challenged herself to complete a marathon in October 2013, this is where the ‘Run Donna Run’ campaign began, inspiring many.

Donna is a passionate woman, encouraging audiences to follow their dreams, and bring back their confidence, independence, strength, courage and self-belief that they CAN achieve and get over their finish line.

Her contagious positive attitude and highly engaging manner bring warmth, laughter and a mix of emotions to an audience when hearing her speak.

Donna is the inspiring author 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.


Keynote Titles

  • Achieving your BIG scary goals
  • There’s no such thing as can’t…
  • Boosting Your Confidence to Achieve
  • Resilience – Think like a kid!


Donna is an inspiration. Her experience of overcoming tremendous personal challenges to achieve the impossible, delivers great insight and impact. Her engaging style of presentation combined with frankness and humility has inspired me and most people I know who have had the opportunity to engage with Donna.

VFS Global Services

My business recently engaged Donna to present to our client base. All feedback has been very positive with Donna’s presentation proving to be both motivational and emotional. A presentation not to be missed.

Elders Financial Planning Seminar

Donna summarized the best way to get the best out of people.



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