Arctic Survivor and Founder of Above & Beyond Resilience, Leela Bassi inspires leaders & their teams to overcome adversity, leaving audiences motivated and transformed with a can-do- attitude and a
Based in the UK, Leela provides insight through Keynote talks breaking down barriers and enabling you to transform your life- Leela specializes in:
Turning Failures into Success
Gaining Growth Mindset
In April 2015, Leela was part of an all-female team who successfully undertook a 100km ski trek in -42ºC across Baffin Island in the Arctic circle as part of an initiative to challenge how people think about diversity and inclusion. The expedition highlighted how much you can achieve when you push beyond your limits.
Leela provides tailor-made sessions which focus on:
Cultivate Resilience whilst achieving a sense of accomplishment
Build a culture that supports failures & implements procedures that identify opportunities.
The potential benefits of embracing change openly and with boldness in the workplace
Understanding why inclusive decisions making are crucial to create an inclusive culture
"An incredibly moving keynote speech! Leela was truly inspirational. We have received nothing more than overwhelming feedback about the event, her message has certainly resonated with us all. Every audience she goes on to speak will feel richer and inspired."
“When Leela tells her story, she brings it to life; you’re right there with her and are able to relate to her unique experiences. She brings it all together with practical strategies for developing resilience and easy to remember tips to make those strategies accessible in the day to day life. Leela is a highly recommended Keynote Speaker.”
"Leela's speeches have always left our clients feeling motivated, with actionable insights that they can implement in their own personal and professional lives. I would highly recommend Leela to anyone who is looking for a collaborative partner to provide motivation, inspiration, empowerment and positivity to their audience."
"Leela provided an inspiring and thought-provoking Keynote that captivated the audience. The talk was fascinating, moving, and celebratory filled with practical tips and guidance that you can put into action immediately. Thank you for such a refreshing session that will keep us digging for the entire year!"
"Each time Leela delivers a talk she makes quite a splash, each of her sessions is well crafted and delivered so powerfully there is just something about her that the audience love and can relate to, she is knowledgeable and makes each of her keynotes incredibly engaging" A huge contribution for each of our events."
"Leela is incredibly knowledgeable on the topic of DEI, and managed to share knowledge on the subject with a room filled with DEI and HR experts! As well as all of the research she brought to the talk, she also shared some of her personal stories and experience. It was the perfect combination that made this talk incredibly engaging."