Melinda Fisher

Melinda, known as ‘Midja’ is an engaging speaker, author, mentor, facilitator and lawyer specialising in the areas of leadership development and women’s mentoring.  

Midja has over 20 years’ experience in the corporate world as a partner of a national law firm and learning and development specialist. During her career she has developed and facilitated a range of learning programs, from webinar series and induction programs to 6-day residential leadership programs.

Her current practice includes keynote speaking, facilitation of corporate leadership programs and women’s mentoring programs. She has a diverse client base in the industries of law, engineering, finance and education. Her practice is based on personalised service. She understands the challenges clients face in building leadership capability within their organisations and she inspires leaders to leverage their strengths to gain the confidence and courage they need to become leaders worth following.

She started her weekly vlog ‘Mondays with Midja’ over 18 months ago, to share her insights and tips on leadership and building self-belief. She has been nominated for the Telstra Business Women’s award in 2017 and has published her book ‘Confidence – How To Be Your Most Authentic, Courageous and Unshakeable Self.’

Midja’s regularly speaking events include MCing the Australian Trade College annual dinner on the Gold Coast, regularly presenting at the Queensland Law Society on legal leadership, quarterly facilitating of the WSP Graduate Program in Sydney and monthly presentations for various businesses on influence and leadership, with a particular interest on balancing confidence and humility to become a leader worth following and the power of cultural leadership to gain commitment as a leader. 

Midja is available to speak on a range of leadership and self-development topics, including leading for the future, confidence – how to become unshakeable, the right balance of confidence nad humility, building high trust as a leader and transforming from great lawyer to great leader. She is also available to MC for all corporate events.


Information on Melinda:

Available for: Master of Ceremony; Keynote Speaker; Guest Speaker; Panel Speaker. 

Categories: Corporate Inclusion & Diversity; Leadership & Development; Law & Politics; Life & Motivational.

Travels from: Gold Coast