Vashti Whitfield is a speaker, documentary maker, author (Spartacus and me - life, love and everything in between) and mindset and resilience expert.
She is recognised for turning her own personal grief and loss into a 2017 award winning feature film documentary Be Here Now which chronicles her late husband and actor Andy Whitfield and his family’s journey with cancer and the battle to overcome fear, loss and letting go.
Whilst the majority of her time is spent as a performance coach, creative leadership mentor and international speaker, Vashti also works intimately as an educator, speaker and facilitator in dealing with loss, with grief and the preparation required when facing death.
Vashti currently travels around the world speaking and facilitating, using the film as a tool to illustrate the human beings resistance, reaction and response to loss, whilst simultaneously teaching her audiences and students how to convert their loss into a meaningful and powerful legacy. She is also co writing a book on the importance of grief and grieving in the western world.