Deborah has spent 15 years in the field of personal and professional development - working both clinically and in business. She is currently the owner of a leadership development training company; her roles include coaching, training and acting as a facilitator. Deborah is also finishing her first book on storytelling for leaders. Through her role as a facilitator and trainer, Deborah frequently speaks to groups of people and highlights that she would like to become a professional inspirational speaker in time.
Deborah describes herself as a "lover of life and of its diverse inhabitants. I believe we're here to learn throughout our life and the challenges help us grow a little wiser. My job is to share what wisdom I've picked up and enable people to access their own."
Deborah explains that it is an honour to be a finalist and that it reinforces her sense that her calling in life is as a communicator who seeks to share ideas for inspiration.
We asked Deborah what tactics she has for winning, she explains "Simply this; write a good speech and deliver to the best of my abilities."