LIBBY TRAINOR PARKER
Libby Trainor Parker is many things to many people: writer, performer, speaker, teacher, parent, partner, business owner owner and health advocate.
Diagnosed later in life with endometriosis and adenomyosis after a lifetime of mystery, Libby now dedicates her life to advocating for people with illness so they can be diagnosed, treated, and live a full life.
Author of the book Endo Days (Wakefield Press), Libby has been instrumental and successful in lobbying for funds for endometriosis learning programs and raising awareness for the condition.
Libby is a popular MC and speaker, and can also be seen on stage as an award-winning cabaret performer and stand up comedian.
Available to speak at your event, run workshops or consult on health and wellbeing, Libby Trainor Parker brings education, knowledge, lived experience and a healthy dose of humour to everything she does.
Libby has presented at conferences and events for such organisations as RMIT, UniSA, ASPIRE, Australian Pain Society, Australian Coalition for Endometriosis, Pelvic Pain Foundation Australia, SA Period Summit, Melbourne Medical School, Adelaide Fringe. She is a regular guest on ABC Radio Adelaide and UK Talk Radio and UK Talk TV.
An Adelaide Fringe stalwart, Libby has written and performed in a few comedy cabaret productions; among them: Box Set Blues, Truth, Beauty and Delusions of Grandeur and Endo Days (Winner of Adelaide Fringe Weekly Award - Best Cabaret). She loves a good parody song and can sometimes be spotted performing stand up comedy.
Libby Trainor Parker's much anticipated book Endo Days tells the stories of patients, partners, people affected by endometriosis. Libby tells her own inspiring and heartbreaking tale of chronic illness and pain with a warmth and humour that will have you feeling like you're among friends.
Grab your copy HERE