October 15, 2020


Ep.2 What is Your Everest? The Power of Intention and Empowerment with Sara Safari

Ep.2 What is Your Everest? The Power of Intention and Empowerment with Sara Safari

Sara Safari is an author, speaker, mountain climber, college professor, electrical engineer and an award-winning advocate for women’s empowerment. She will be the first Iranian in history to climb the Seven Summits which include the highest peak on each continent.

Sara published three books “Follow My Footsteps”,  “Above the Mountain Shadow” and “Making a Difference” to share her story and her mission with the world. With each step, she is climbing to raise funds for seven organizations that focus on empowering women and has been working on a feature film and documentary to shed light on social justice issues.

In this episode, Sara shares why, with zero hiking experience, she was inspired to climb Everest. She describes her harrowing and her very traumatic first attempt to summit Everest. In the aftermath, she discovered writing as a tool to heal and encourage others. Staying so committed and driven by her mission, Sara also explains how she cultivates the physical and mental strength to persist any time she feels like giving up.

Sara is a great example of how having a purpose outside of yourself can motivate you to do things you never thought possible. This episode will inspire you to consider how you, too, can accomplish something you once dismissed as impossible…you just need to decide what your Everest is!!

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Learn more about Sara, her leadership workshops and connect with her at sarasafari.com 

Watch her inspiring TEDx talk here: youtu.be/iJZ8kpvydt8

Instagram: @sara.safari.everest

Facebook: @sara.roma.90


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