Lea Tran, an ethnic Chinese “boat person” refugee from Vietnam, is a Reinvention Specialist. Her message of diversity, resilience, and overcoming trauma has inspired countless people to take action toward change in their own lives. Through her coaching and speaking appearances, Lea is making a significant impact worldwide by inspiring others "Not to miss their boats, aka their possibilities in life."
From the arduous journey of escaping Vietnam communism, Lea overcame a war-torn country, domestic violence, poverty, and social isolation to thrive as a research scientist, a successful entrepreneur, and a business owner. Extracting from her multi-faceted cultural and rich life experiences, Lea offers a fresh perspective to help people see the potential in their own obstacles and to be bold without being reckless.
Lea is a TEDx Speaker, Keynote Speaker, and author of her memoir “I Did Not Miss the Boat.”
Lea is available for interviews on Podcast, TV, and radio appearances.