Keisha is an Aboriginal Graphic Artist and Director and owner of Leon Design - a creative consultancy specialising in conceptual design to bring ideas to life. As a proud Waanyi & Kalkadoon woman, she is passionate about supporting Indigenous initiatives and projects through creative storytelling.
Career & Background
What inspired you to do what you are doing now?
What was your journey and where are you headed in your career right now?
Your favourite food for thought
I don’t often read ‘business books’ or this topic as greater value storytelling and socio-political non-fiction. Business books on my list to read are: Creative Confidence, The E-Myth & How to Win Friends and Influence People.
Podcasts / Thought Leaders
What drives and inspires you
What are your core values?
- Making a difference
- Cultural values & identity
Who is your biggest inspiration and why?
Other First Nations women, matriarchs and creatives that are breaking glass ceilings and driving the change today.
You as a Mentor
Why have you decided to become a mentor?
I want to help guide and offer support, that I did not necessarily have, to someone navigating their career and what they can offer to the creative industries; and to give feedback and advice to the unknown in their journey. To offer a cultural perspective and designing for change.
What are the top 5 skills or qualities you bring to mentoring?