Poorna Bell

Champion diversity within your team and open the conversation to mental health with Poorna Bell, Writer, Mental Health And Diversity Activist.

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Resilience And Growth
Poorna talks to about some of the hardest moments in her life that have forged her resilience. From moving to England from India as a young child and dealing with racial intolerance through to the tragic suicide of her late husband, Rob; Poorna shares insight on what's led her to where she is now and how she found her inner strength through weightlifting.
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Imposter Syndrome And Authenticity
A groundbreaking inspirational keynote speaker on women's strength, Poorna tells of her journey to get physically strong after her husband, Rob, died and the huge (and unexpected) ways in which it empowered her, gave her confidence to be her true self at home and in the workplace and boosted her mental resilience
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Mental Wellbeing And Health
A groundbreaking inspirational keynote speaker on women's strength, Poorna tells of her journey to get physically strong after her husband, Rob, died and the huge (and unexpected) ways in which it empowered her, gave her confidence to be her true self at home and in the workplace and boosted her mental resilience
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Diversity
A groundbreaking inspirational keynote speaker on women's strength, Poorna tells of her journey to get physically strong after her husband, Rob, died and the huge (and unexpected) ways in which it empowered her, gave her confidence to be her true self at home and in the workplace and boosted her mental resilience
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Changing The Perception Of Female Strength
Focuses on the key themes of Poorna’s most recent publication ‘Stronger’; confronting our social conditioning and how it is unknowingly holding us back, how ownership of your physicality can generate confidence which can be wielded in the workplace, across your social life etc., alongside learning how to own the space you occupy, and the importance of Community. It’s quite closely linked to female empowerment but drills down on those specific themes more directly.
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Women's Empowerment And Leadership
A groundbreaking inspirational keynote speaker on women's strength, Poorna tells of her journey to get physically strong after her husband, Rob, died and the huge (and unexpected) ways in which it empowered her, gave her confidence to be her true self at home and in the workplace and boosted her mental resilience
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Poorna Bell | Speaker Biography

Poorna Bell is an accomplished journalist, motivational speaker, author, and influencer who excels in various fields such as women's journalism, business, fitness, and mental health. She is also a strong advocate for the BAME community. Previously serving as the UK executive editor and global lifestyle head at Huffington Post, Poorna now contributes as a freelance journalist and editor to prestigious publications including The Guardian, Red magazine, Stylist, Grazia, Women's Health, and The Daily Telegraph.

In addition to her impressive career in journalism, Poorna is the founder of Fix My Life Workshops and Events, where she organizes transformative workshops and serves as a sought-after public speaker and event facilitator. Her expertise and insights have been widely recognized, leading her to author two acclaimed books, 'Chase the Rainbow' and 'In Search of Silence.' The latter even won an award at Red's Big Book Awards. Poorna's third book, 'Stronger,' is set to be released in Spring 2021. This book combines memoir and manifesto elements, drawing from her personal journey in competitive powerlifting following her husband's untimely death.

Poorna's exceptional work and inspirational journey have earned her numerous accolades, including Stylist magazine's Rising Star Award at the Remarkable Women Awards in 2019. She is highly regarded for her ability to motivate and inspire both teams and individuals alike.

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