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A Journey of Resilience, Inspiration and Awesomeness!

Award-winning personal trainer, group exercise instructor, speaker, and coach Leanne Sklavenitis was diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease.

Despite the challenges, MND has not dampened Leanne’s determination to live life passionately. Her story continues to be an inspiration to many, including those impacted by disability, as well as everyday people in need of a healthy serving of motivation.

Hear how Leanne came to terms with being diagnosed with a terminal illness and continues her mission to Be Awesome Everyday!

Memoir Out Now!

2024 WNA Impact Award Nominee

The WNA Impact Awards acknowledge the contribution of extraordinary women making a positive impact in alignment with the WNA Mission.

  • Provide strong network of contacts and a sharing culture
  • Provide access to professional and personal development information in a unique and supportive business environment
  • Inspire and encourage women to develop professional strategies and skills for success in business
  • Provide a platform for like-minded individuals to share information, ideas and knowledge and bring about positive change for women and girls
  • Provide a forum for the recognition of women’s achievements and create role models for young women to aspire to
  • Lift the level of awareness, acceptance and visibility of women and the talents and resources they contribute to the community and the economy.

Recipient 2024 Blue Cornflower Day Award

Presented to Leanne in recognition of her efforts to increase awareness about Motor Neurone Disease and for being awesome every day and inspiring others to do the same.

What They’re Saying

Leanne's unbreakable spirit and positive outlook leads her to live life to the fullest. Her story reminds us to approach life's hurdles with grace and enthusiasm.

Suzanne Aridi CASenior Accountant, SEIVA

Leanne is an amazing MND Ambassador that not only helps people understand what living with MND is like, but also educates people on how to live life to the fullest!

MND&ME Foundation

Despite the challenges she faces, Leanne's radiant smile never falters. Her motto, "Be Awesome Every day," resonates deeply and reflects her incredible attitude towards life.

Suzanne Arid CASenior Accountant, SEIVA

What a day it was Leanne! Everyone left the room with a smile and motivated by your infectious energy. Such a privilege, thank you!

Matteo PitteriResearcher Phd Candidate · The Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health

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