Deborah Lambie
LearnCoach Charitable Trust
 
Deborah Lambie is a medical doctor, co-founder of LearnCoach, and a former Miss New Zealand – hard to believe that she was the ugly duckling at school and was bullied.
 
In 2012 Deborah, along with now husband David Cameron co-founded LearnCoach, a social enterprise with a vision to change lives through education.   LearnCoach, (www.learncoach.co.nz) is an online platform that delivers free tutorials to NCEA students. Over the last three years LearnCoach has delivered 3.7 million free tutorials more than to 80,000 students across more than 200 high schools.  In 2016 Deborah was one of eleven determined Kiwis to win a AMP ‘Pursue Their Dreams’ Scholarship.
 
Deborah is no stranger to Rotary.  LearnCoach was the 2016 winner of the Rotary Club of Wellington Social Enterprise Kick-start award and Deborah has also been involved in a Rotary Club of New Lynn fundraising event and presented at a Rotary conference.
 
Passionate about advocacy, Deborah is currently the chair of the New Zealand Medical Association Doctors in Training Council.  In addition to her other projects, Deborah still finds time to work full time as a doctor at Wellington Hospital. Deborah has a Bachelor of Medical Sciences (Honours), a Masters in Entrepreneurship (Distinction) and a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery.  
 
She is passionate about empowerment through education, and health. “ I believe we are each given unique talents, gifts and abilities that can create positive change in the world”