Alison


 In December 1994, Alison was abducted outside her home by two men who raped, stabbed and disembowelled her, finally slashing her throat 16 times to make sure she was dead.  No-one could have believed that anyone with such severe injuries could live but, miraculously, she did.

 In December 1994, Alison was abducted outside her home by two men who raped, stabbed and disembowelled her, finally slashing her throat 16 times to make sure she was dead.  No-one could have believed that anyone with such severe injuries could live but, miraculously, she did.

 The manner in which she survived, Alison’s inner strength and determination, her lack of bitterness, and her serenity and humility captured the attention of the whole of South Africa.  In 1995, she was awarded the prestigious Rotarian Paul Harris Award for 'Courage Beyond the Norm'.  


‘I HAVE LIFE!’


Alison has been speaking on the professional speaking circuit for several years.  Her aim to 'make a difference' has been overwhelming as she has spoken to countless thousands of people which include large business corporations, women and social groups as well as several schools.  

Not everyone has the natural talent to inspire others from bad experiences but Alison’s message teaches how valuable life is and that the solutions to the challenges we face, lie within ourselves.  Alison weaves the three strands of her life's philosophy - Attitude, Belief and Choice - into an unbreakable lifeline of strength for all to hold onto, as a life skill never to be forgotten.

Alison is a unique Inspirational speaker who will share her experience, journey and motivation for survival through her story. If you want to hear her whole talk please click below:

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