Torn between two cultures, Australian and Lebanese, Silvana Ghoussain defied the odds to make a stance to show that chasing your dreams means taking risks—sometimes at great cost.
This is a true account of one woman’s determination to conquer a male-dominated world.
To discover her strength and voice, Silvana Ghoussain must beat the odds to achieve her goals as a bodybuilder, entrepreneur on Sydney’s King Street, Newtown, and a boxing coach when few women dared to enter the sport of boxing.
Not even a controlling father, dangerous boyfriends, and jeopardised health can stop her. Silvana’s determination and strength transform her from victim to victor in the story of her life: Lioness: My Fighting Spirit