Lisa has decades of experience as a writer, having lived, worked and published in the USA, UK and Australia. As a journalist, she has mainly written lifestyle and human interest pieces. As a copywriter she has written for tv, radio, print and web. In 2018 Lisa released her first book, 'The Thin Time'.
Lisa is a dynamic and engaging speaker. She draws on her experience of overcoming adversity in her own life when she was suddenly widowed at the age of 40 with four young children. She challenges people to dig deep and find resilience in vulnerability and truth.
Lisa has a strong and diverse background in music. As a singer and bandleader she has performed at venues and events around the world, playing pop, rock, jazz and swing. She is an inspiring vocal coach and a talented choral conductor and choir director.
Wiritng, speaking and singing come together in a unique team building and leadership development experience for small business and community groups as well as larger corporate and government organisations. Or book into her life writing series 'Notes to Self' and 'Writing in the Dark'.
Lisa Finn-Powell is an American/Londoner/Aussie, with vast experience as a writer/team building facilitator/singer/choir leader/vocal coach and slash mark collector. Born and raised in the USA, she spent two decades living and working in London and is now happily ensconced in Australia.
She has a media background as an author, creative director, humour columnist, reporter, copywriter, producer, editor, voice-over talent, on-air personality, speaker and workshop leader. Her writing focuses on lifestyle, food, art, travel, grief, education, birth, parenting and immigration. Her articles and columns have been published on-line and in newspapers and magazines around the world.
In her music world, she is a dynamic singer/bandleader, a talented choral conductor/choir director and an inspiring vocal coach/singing teacher. She has performed at venues around the world playing pop, rock, jazz and swing, in various bands, orchestras and The Lisa Finn Powell Jazz Trio.
In 2015, she founded a team building and leadership development business, Inspire Harmony, that combines her skills as a writer and musician to deliver innovative workshops across the globe.
Her first book 'The Thin Time’, is a poignant memoir of a journey through grief. It was released in Australia at the official launch on 12 May 2018 in the Blue Mountains, west of Sydney. During November and December 2018, Lisa returns to her roots for a book tour across the US and the UK. With official book launches in St Louis MO and in London, plus various events across the States, she is able to share her story...'The Thin Time'.