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    Sometimes the route is steep, but I just try to stay calm and tough it out



    I get to spend time in some amazing places, but I have to make the effort to get there



    I might look tired and feel tired, but its nothing compared to the joy of the personal challenge



    To see how we are helping Nepal, see The Power in Girls in the menu!

  • The Power in Girls

    The Power in Girls

    My book ‘The Power in Girls’ is available for purchase! Contact me at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for details on how to order.

    The Power in Girls is a handbook of inspiration for girls, the young and the not so young, as a gentle reminder of the wonderful things that girls, all girls, are, can be and can achieve. For girls of every age to give to girls of every age. Or, for boys and men to give to the Girls in their lives. - Chris Jensen Burke

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  • Biography

    Chris' home base is Sydney, Australia. She was born in Timaru (NZ), and has dual NZ and Australian citizenship. Chris is passionate about helping and raising awareness for the following charitable and community organisations: The Eggtober Foundation (Sydney based), the Australian Himalayan Foundation (which also partners with the Himalayan Trust of NZ). She also undertakes and assists with private charitable and educational initiatives in Nepal.

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  • When Climbing Means Business

    I have been fortunate to work with some of the most successful companies and individuals throughout Australia, New Zealand and around the world over the course of my nearly 20 years working in the legal profession.

    When climbing, I apply my knowledge and skills in business to help me tackle the mountains: leadership, decision-making, teamwork and identification of risk, managing it and minimizing it. In business, climbing knowledge and skills come into play: focus, perseverance, courage, overcoming obstacles, doing it when mentally and physically you might think you can’t.

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What an amazing experience and great presentation. The feedback from the team has been immediate and outstanding. I knew it was going to be a great presentation but was blown away by what actually happened. Thank you so much for sharing this amazing experience with us.

Senior ExecutiveTop 20 company ASX

I wanted to write again to say how grateful I was for your visit with the [students]. Your story is inspiring and your story telling skills were so impressive. I cannot tell you how many students have spoken to their teachers about your story and referenced your courage and determination. It is such a pleasure for us to able to place wonderful role models such as yourself in front of the students.

Head of SchoolSydney high school

We are all still buzzing about your presentation yesterday and the impact it had on us and clients… You touched so many people in so many ways and it was so aligned to what we and our business owners do so it was a perfect fit.

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