Andreena Leeanne is a Black Lesbian Speaker, Writer, and Poet who speaks on authenticity, intersectionality, allyship, and inclusion from her lived experiences. Her multimedia presentations and workshops help organizations with their well-being and inclusion strategies. Andreena is a published author and trustee of a charity focused on ending violence against women and girls. She is also a member of the Professional Speaking Association and the Royal Society of Arts.
Why you should book Andreena Leeanne for your next event
- Andreena Leeanne brings a unique perspective to the table, drawing from her lived experiences as a Black Lesbian woman. Her presentations and workshops offer a fresh and authentic approach to diversity, inclusion, and well-being.
- Andreena’s multimedia presentations are not only informative but also engaging, including poetry and real-life examples of microaggressions. She delivers practical tips for allyship in the workplace and encourages participants to explore their own self-care strategies.
- Andreena is a published author and a trustee of a charity focused on ending violence against women and girls. By booking Andreena, you not only gain access to her expertise as a speaker and writer, but also support a worthy cause.
Andreena Leeanne (she/her) 42, is a Black Lesbian Lived Experience Speaker, Writing Workshop Facilitator & Poet who helps organisations with their inclusion and wellbeing strategy by speaking about intersectionality, authenticity, allyship.
Andreena has created a variety of 45-minute presentations + Q&A which she delivers to corporate organisations, colleges and secondary schools on authenticity, intersectionality, equity, equality, diversity, inclusion and belonging from a lived experience perspective.
The multimedia PowerPoint presentations include poetry as well as real life examples of microaggressions and practical tips for allyship in the workplace.
Andreena also facilitates wellbeing workshops which focus on self-care. During the structured workshops the participants are encouraged to explore what self-care means to them and find strategies to avoid burnout, reduce staff sickness absence and increase overall productivity.
Andreena writes and performs poetry to come to terms with and speak out about her personal experiences with homelessness, mental health, identity, childhood sexual abuse & the many other challenges she has faced in her life. Her debut poetry collection CHARRED was published by Team Angelica in 2020 and was shortlisted for a Polari First Book Prize in 2021.
In January 2015 Andreena founded Poetry LGBT Open Mic Night which is a warm and welcoming space for the LGBTQ+ community to come together to share their experiences & creativity through poetry and spoken word both virtually and in-person.
In 2018 Andreena was one of Stonewall’s Black History Month role models and was shortlisted for a Positive LGBT Role Model National Diversity Award in 2020. In 2021 Andreena became a trustee of a charity called Action Breaks Silence whose mission is to end violence against women and girls.
Andreena is a member of the Professional Speaking Association and the Royal Society of Arts.
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