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Tags: Mental Health / Overcoming Adversity / Motivational


From The Ashes Of Adversity To Soaring Success, Liza Pavlakos Inspires With Her Life-changing Oration On Courage And The Burning Desire To Succeed.

Overcoming homelessness, abduction, intense abuse, and human trafficking, Liza Pavlakos rose from the ashes to become a highly successful entrepreneur and commanding speaker, inspiring over 100,000 audiences globally.

Her ability to ignite and inspire the inner fire in her audiences saw her honouree of the prestigious Golden Gavel Award, and recognition as one of the Top 10 Female Speakers in the world, 2020.

Founder of Positive Breakthroughs, an organization of highly experienced chartered psychologists, psychotherapists, counselors, and coaches, improving mental health is a passion and commitment for Liza and her team, regardless of age, race, culture, disability, sexual orientation, or socio-economic background.

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A qualified psychotherapist, and transformation executive coach, Liza leads others down the path of achievement, self-validation, self-love, and worth, enabling them to tap into the ultimate power of the human spirit, no matter how traumatic their past.

Having experienced unspeakable trauma, Liza presents an impassioned and compelling story of true grit and resounding resilience. A story of overcoming impossible adversities, triumphing against all odds, and becoming a self-made, highly successful entrepreneur, her mission is to assist people to succeed amid any adversity.

An expert on leadership, team building, and performance, Liza has inspired people worldwide with her deep knowledge of achieving success and reaching goals. A thought leader in empowerment, she has featured on CNN, the BBC, and media outlets across the continent.

Winner of the Super Achievement Award from The Women’s World Leadership Congress plus the People’s Choice of Excellence Award from the HR Asia Summit, Liza continues to motivate and exhilarate drawing from the vast stores of strength and knowledge within her.

Fortune 500 companies including The Coca-Cola Company, Marriott International, and AON Insurance Company have all benefited from Liza’s life-changing orations. Author of soon-to-be-released “Voiceless No More”, Liza arms her audiences with rich wisdom and resolutions to create new life experiences and success.


Beyond Survival - Embracing Life, IMPLEMENTING Change

With her unique life story and incredible storytelling, Liza takes her audience on a rollercoaster ride of emotions. Her keynotes inspire audiences to adapt and thrive in uncertain times and discover their latent potential by harnessing self-love.

She speaks about viewing obstacles as opportunities and pushing through beyond survival by embracing life and harnessing change.


  1. Learn how to adapt and thrive in uncertain times.
  2. Learn how to deepen resilience through self-awareness and self-love.
  3. Discover how to adopt a profoundly resilient mindset regardless of the obstacles that stand in your way.
  4. Reclaim the passion for your life’s work.

A Winning Mindset? Discover the power of your story

In this keynote presentation, Liza shares her ideas on harnessing your power during the most challenging times of your life, sharing her journey of what the human spirit is truly capable of by “controlling the controllable “.

Her oration aims to lend inspiration to anyone facing a challenge while imparting useful insight on how to discover the psychological power of your story. Learn how to overcome even the most daunting impediments by taking action while adapting to uncertain situations.


  1. How to stand in your power in challenging times.
  2. Discover the psychological power of your story.
  3. Learn tools to take action, and adapt while embracing controlling the controllable.
  4. Learn how to overcome even the most daunting impediments.

Becoming by Overcoming - Staying resilient, thriving in times of uncertainty

In this keynote presentation, Liza imparts her knowledge on thriving in the most challenging environments by mastering adversity and embracing the idea of possibilities and hidden opportunities.

Through her poignant storytelling, Liza shares how to thrive in the most agonizing circumstances by pushing through mental and physical barriers and exploring your natural inner strength. Liza shows her audiences how conviction, mixed with determination, perseverance, and an incredible amount of hard work leads to success.

Liza will inspire your audience to embrace a legacy of kindness, which has the power to change the world.


  1. Learn how to master adversity by embracing possibilities and hidden opportunities.
  2. Learn how to thrive in the most agonizing and challenging environments.
  3. Learn how to cultivate an unwavering belief in oneself to triumph through change.
  4. Discover how constant determination and perseverance leads to success.
  5. Discover how leaving a legacy of kindness has the power to change your world.



  • "Liza's representation is insightful, actionable, and authentic." Coca Cola
  • "Liza is a powerful storyteller. She inspires change." Qatar Airlines
  • "Liza was ranked the highest-rated keynote speaker for the entire event." WinSummit
  • "Liza is a phenomenal speaker. Her keynote is actionable and life-changing. She inspires transformation." Oberoi Hotels and Resorts
  • "Liza is an authentic speaker. She makes her audience see their future with possibilities." The Ritz Carlton
  • "Liza Is an outstanding speaker. Her story inspires us to change for the betterment of our families, our teams, and our clients." Zurich
  • "We had amazing feedback from the session and Liza was truly inspiring." Just Eats

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