The Power of Finding Your Voice | Parisa Khosravi

The phenomenal Parisa Khosravi opens up about her even more phenomenal son, Payam, sharing his story battling autism and ultimately discovering his voice of true wisdom. She shares her learnings in this must-watch TedX presentation. (Hat Tip: Jim Engineer)

At some point in our lives, most of us have silenced our own voice…Be it at home, at school, at work or in our communities. Why do we do that?
With an inspiring and emotional story, Parisa Khosravi, a veteran award winning journalist and executive, talks about the power of finding your voice. Parisa shares her personal journey about giving voice to the voiceless.

Parisa Khosravi reported for CNN from nearly every major world event in the last three decades. She and her family immigrated to the U.S. from Iran in 1979, working her way up from an entry-level position to senior vice president for Ted Turner at the world’s first 24-hour news network. Khosravi, who won numerous distinguished awards for her journalism, now owns a consulting company and speaks to audiences about a variety of topics from Iran and Cuba to women in leadership roles, journalism and team building.