Lani Balzan, is a proud Aboriginal woman from the Wiradjuri people. Lani was born in Penrith and has lived in many different places but now calls Figtree in NSW home, where she lives with her husband John and their three sons.
Lani is a recognised artist, Aboriginal Education Officer, and art therapy facilitator. Painting is her passion, and offers Lani a way to showcase and share her culture.
Her position as Aboriginal Education Officer at Warrawong High School allows Lani the opportunity to support and inspire young people; a job that she loves. Lani is committed to motivate youth, their families, and carers within her community. She is driven by a strong desire to make a positive difference in their lives and to teach young Aboriginal people about their culture.