Liza Pavlakos Speaker

Liza Pavlakos

Survivor, a self-made entrepreneur, author, philanthropist, human rights supporter and an in-demand motivational speaker

Liza Pavlakos: Biography highlights

Liza Pavlakos is a successful entrepreneur and a powerful speaker who has inspired over 100,000 audiences across six continents. Founder of Positive Breakthroughs, she is a qualified psychotherapist and transformational executive coach empowering others to succeed in the face of adversity.

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About Liza Pavlakos

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, inspiring others to thrive.

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. She has also been recognized as a thought leader in empowerment on CNN and other media outlets around the world.

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 Coco-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.



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MESSAGE OF HOPE | Liza Pavlakos — Global Pandemic
MESSAGE OF HOPE | Liza Pavlakos — Global Pandemic
OWN YOUR POWER | Liza Pavlakos Showreel — Best Female Speaker 2021
OWN YOUR POWER | Liza Pavlakos Showreel — Best Female Speaker 2021
The Coca-Cola Company

Liza’s representation is insightful, actionable and authentic.

Qatar Airways

Liza is a powerful storyteller. She inspires change


Liza was ranked the highest rated keynote speaker for the entire event.


Liza is an outstanding speaker. Her story inspires us to change for the betterment of our families, our teams and our clients.

Oberoi Hotels & Resorts

Liza is a phenomenal speaker. Her keynote is actionable and life-changing. She inspires transformation.

The Ritz-Carlton

Liza is an authentic speaker. She makes her audience see their future with possibilities.

Liza is an inspiring woman who loves to share her vision and inspire for all of us to become better  version of ourselves. Her speeches on mind reprogramming brought a new dimension to my life, hence I really recommend her so that she can change and inspire many more lives. An inspiration to all. More power to her.

Tanaaz Syed

Liza is humble and compassionate. She’s vulnerable yet compassionate. Professional yet humble. She has confidence in her content and believes that each person is a gift and must be treasured. That is what makes her number 1.

Krishel Belardo

Liza Pavlakos is the most enthusiastic, charismatic, integrity-filled person I know. Liza has gone above and beyond travelling the world to share her amazing life story, and miraculous journeys. She
has gained worldwide acclaim by telling so many that you are the best just keep believing in yourself.
She will make us all move toward the enlightenment she brings to the stage and world.

Dr. David O. Carter
I would like to award Liza seven stars. In my 21 years serving people at the Bottom of the Pyramid as Founder, Growing Businesses Foundation, I have met few people as deeply empathetic, loyal, giving and genuinely fulfilled by the process of creating value for others as Liza. Her gift is to inspire hope, and to unfurl that bright light that resides within every human person and most especially children.
Ndidi Nnoli Endozian

Liza is an authentic and business savvy keynote speaker & coach. She puts her whole heart into her work and genuinely cares for the people she works with, which is why she is such an effective life coach. Her  experience enables her to not only walk the journey with her clients with true compassion, it also
enables her to guide them through difficult and challenging pastures with the wisdom that it entails. If you’re looking for a coach that is genuinely invested in helping you to get to the next level and beyond, I highly recommend Liza’s services. Thank you, Liza, for being a constant force of nature and inspiration!

Linda Le Brown

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