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Dr Leanne Armitage is a medical doctor, multi-award winning leader, book author, speaker and Co-Founder at The Armitage Foundation. Her ultimate passion in life is to inspire people to be the best version of themselves.
Leanne has a vast array of public speaking experience. She posses the unique abilitiy to engage with people of all ages and from all walks of life. Some of the venues and organisations she has spoken at include:
The Houses of Parliament
Channel 4 News
Ernst & Young
The Aleto Foundation
The Worshipful Society of Apothecaries
Comprehensive and Independent schools
Leanne In Action
Leanne speaking live at Parliament Square for the State funeral of the late Her Majesty the Queen Elizabeth II.
UK Queen's Young Leaders Award
The UK Queen's Young Leaders Award recognises and celebrates exceptional people aged 18-29 from across the Commonwealth, who are taking the lead in their communities and using their skills to transform lives.
Wall of distinguished St George's University Alumni
Leanne was recognised by her alma mater, St George's University of London, on their wall featuring some of their most prominent alumni. Some of these past, and current, trailblazers include:
John Hunter – the ‘father of modern surgery’
Edward Jenner – successfully performed the first vaccine against small pox, estimated to have saved more lives than the work of any other person in history!
Prof Dame Helen Stokes-Lampard – Chair of the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges
Sir Patrick Vallance – Government Chief Scientific Advisor
Preet Chandi MBE - British Army Physiotherapist and the first woman of colour to trek across the Antarctica
Leanne was recognised for the work she has been doing through The Armitage Foundation to increase diversity across UK medical schools by supporting students from under-represented backgrounds.
Black Cultural Archives 40X40 Award Winner
Leanne was selected alongside 39 other black leaders from across the UK who are positively impacting the future of British society. Learn more here.
Aleto Foundation Tomorrow's Leader Award
The Aleto Foundation Tomorrow's Leaders Award recognises and celebrates one member from the Aleto Foundation alumni who has demonstrated exceptional leadership ability.
WeAreTheCity Rising Stars Award: Healthcare
The Rising Stars Award recognises the achievements of women who are below the Senior Management or Director level, therefore representing the female talent pipeline and the next generation of future leaders.
Akindolie Medical Scholarship
This is a scholarship which recognises exceptional medical students and their sustainable contributions to the wider community.
Wintrade Women Trailblazers Highly Commended Award
The 2019 Wintrade Female Trailblazer Award recognises women who are trailblazers in their field of influence.
NEON Student of the Year Commendation
the NEON Student of the year award, presented by Lord Watson of Invergowrie, celebrates students for their efforts to widen access to higher education.