Lisa McAdams is an expert on domestic violence strategies and solutions and she comes from a corporate background. Lisa understands both the complexities of domestic violence and the needs of businesses. Lisa is passionate about implementing domestic violence support programs in corporates. Lisa sees that the corporate landscape is changing and employees want more than a bonus to attract them to a position. Key employees want to work for progressive ethical companies who take their corporate responsibilities seriously. Although it is through her humour that Lisa truly reaches her audience.
As an expert, Lisa communicates regularly with other experts in the field of domestic violence and as such Lead the Way has the resources available to enable companies come up with a concise, inclusive policy. Lisa is a game changer with her forward thinking ideas on a solution for domestic violence and her corporate program is designed specifically for corporate Australia.
Lisa founded Lead the Way with corporates in mind because she knows that for corporates to implement policies, procedures and training in domestic violence successfully, one of the key components must be that this is structured from a corporate perspective.
Lisa is herself a survivor of domestic violence both in her childhood and her marriage and has spent the last decade researching and understanding the complexities of this issue. Lisa’s time in corporate taught her to have a pragmatic solution-based approach to gaining knowledge of this complicated issue. Lisa now uses this knowledge of both domestic violence and the corporate environment to bring training on this emotional subject in a level-headed, no-nonsense way that speaks corporate language. All her training is gender neutral because Lisa appreciates that domestic abuse policies must embody the company as a whole.
Lisa implements domestic violence support programs in businesses. Lead the Way is the first business to offer a comprehensive solution to the complex issue of domestic violence to Australian business. Domestic violence is gaining an increasing amount of attention from the media and the government is taken positive action. Lead the Way can support progressive companies adopt these policies and be ahead of the curve.