by Amy McKenzie on June 04, 2020
Roula is the author of Stronger You Can Overcome and Bounce Back from Adversity and inspirational speaker.
Roula's tenacity is evident in the huge adversity she has faced with cancer, setbacks, complications, physical challenges, relationship breakdown after 28 years and loss.
Having triumphed in the face of adversities Roula speaks on empowerment to help build resilience for men and women.
She shares her story and resilience techniques on getting through, overcoming crisis and thriving.
We can turn crisis into opportunity.
Roula's spoken at Herstory Women's Global Empowerment conference in Sydney 2019, the Ignite International stage 2018, the radio, libraries and other platforms.
She was a finalist at Queensland's prestigious Arch Williams, Brisbane speaking competition in 2017 and 2018.
In her spare time you will find her in the garden, in nature or exercising, writing poetry and catching up with friends.
Roula was born in Sydney and resides on Gold Coast since 2004 with her youngest daughter.
Roula has a small business office management, bookkeeping and customer service background.
Certificates in Business and Administration, and Life skills counselling.
Roula is a Survivor and expert on Resilience
Meet The Author
Amy's lifetime involvement in the theater offered her many opportunities to study with some of the industry's greatest directors, performers and teachers. Her formal education includes the Masters Program at the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco and the Film Certificate Program as a Teaching Assistant at UCLA. Her career spans four decades and includes venues from off-Broadway to television, National Tours to Summer Stock. Over the years Miss McKenzie has worked professionally as a producer, director, founding artistic director, writer, actor, professor and coach. From an early age Amy pursued a passion for personal development, studying a multitude of disciplines from survival techniques to professional leadership training. The degree of her development is evident in her success as a published author, speaker, business owner and transformational coach. Loving all things natural, Amy has committed a great deal of time to the study of traditional and alternative healing. Miss McKenzie is a licensed Heart Math practitioner and holds certifications in various alternative healing modalities including Reiki, Energy Restructuring and Rebirthing. Her commitment to furthering the well-being of others is demonstrated by the number of lives she touches in her volunteer work. Amy is currently launching a spiritual and humanitarian non-profit organization committed to helping people find and fund their purpose in life. Making a difference, one person at a time, is Amy’s driving force. Amy’s most cherished accomplishment is having provided her daughter with the opportunities she needed to live a life she loves.