Liz Dawes
Speaker. Founder. Force of Nature
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A fearless founder on a mission to honor her son, change the odds for young brain cancer patients, and inspire thousands along the way.

 

AS FEATURED ON


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Visionary Founder

A true tour de force, Liz Dawes has moved hearts and minds to raise millions for paediatric brain cancer research and patient care. In just five years, the Robert Connor Dawes Foundation has created the largest event for paediatric brain cancer in Australia: Connor’s Run, and brought world-leading research technology to Australia with the AIM BRAIN Project. 

Honouring Connor

For 16 months, Connor’s brilliant mind, strong body and gentle soul faced off against an anaplastic ependymoma. But on April 20, 2013, Connor’s own battle ended. Inspired by his spirit of Aeternum Fortis, meaning Eternal Strength, Liz created the RCD Foundation as a tribute to him and other brain tumour fighters.

 
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Inspiring others

POWER OF

Resilience

FINDING YOUR

Awesomeness

HOW TO BE

Fearless

Listening to Liz is incredibly inspirational, she is literally moving mountains.
— Lisa McCune, 4-time Gold Logie Award Winner