Overcoming homelessness, abduction, intense abuse and human trafficking to achieving extraordinary success.
Liza Pavlakos is a successful entrepreneur and a powerful speaker who has inspired over 100,000 audiences across six continents. Founder of Positive Breakthroughs, working with a team of experienced chartered psychologists, psychotherapists, counsellors and coaches who are passionate about improving mental health and committed to offering therapy to all individuals regardless of their age, race, culture, disability, sexual orientation, or socio-economic background.
Liza is a qualified psychotherapist and transformational executive coach empowering others to succeed in the face of adversity.
Having experienced enough trauma to last a lifetime, she draws from her own inspiring story of grit and resilience to influence thousands, to convince them that obstacles are not insurmountable. Her life story is a narrative of grit and gravitas, a tale of one woman’s journey of overcoming the impossible adversities and triumphing against all odds to becoming a self-made entrepreneur, inspiring others to thrive.
As an inspiring speaker and mentor, her life mission is to drive entrepreneurs and corporate teams to overcome adversities with steadfast determination. To show them that if they have the courage and a burning desire to succeed, nothing can stop them from reaching their goals.
Liza is best known as an inspirational force for leadership, team building, and performance. Her heartfelt keynotes have led Liza to be recognised as Top 10 Female Speakers in the World for 2020. Having been featured as a thought leader in empowerment on CNN, BBC and other media outlets around the World, Liza inspires change.
Winner of the Super Achievement Award from The Women’s World Leadership Congress and People Choice of Excellence Award from the HR Congress and Asia HRD Summit, she has motivated countless teams from Fortune 500 companies, including The Coca-Cola Company, Marriott International, AON Insurance company, among many others.
When the challenges are insurmountable, the goals audacious, and the competition intense, Liza gives individuals and organisations the tools they need to push through to beyond survival and thrive in the face of challenges. Author of her upcoming book “Voiceless No More”, Liza’s mission is to help people succeed amid any adversity.
Liza Pavlakos reminded us that change can be an empowering experience. Her presentation was engaging, honest and inspiring.– PWC
Liza’s representation is insightful, actionable, and authentic.– The Coca Cola Company
Liza has this amazing ability to connect with people. She inspires change and her stories have the power to transform lives.– Oberoi Hotels & Resorts