Mehran Sorourian: Immigrant, Entrepreneur, Ex-Scientist, Public Speaker
Mehran was born and raised in Iran and moved to the United States with a single entry dependent visa before she turned 20. With her husband, they brought 4 bags, $3000, and a big dream.
20 years post their migration, they live in San Diego, CA with their young boy.
With a Master's degree in biology and almost a decade of experience in the field, Mehran made a courageous pivot in 2016 and since then, she founded two organizations supporting immigrants, especially women in different aspects of their lives (enhancing their communication skills, cultural integration, confidence building, business building, leadership,...). She is also, a public speaker on immigrants and their struggles, a podcaster, and leads San Diego HR Associations' diversity equity and inclusion efforts.
Mehran received the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) Rising star award for her efforts in supporting immigrant women in building and expanding their businesses through Khoshhaulam
Her podcast Empowering conversationZ has been downloaded over 17K times worldwide.
Her passion is
"Supporting people who feel disconnected from their mission in life and those who work in Toxic environments. I especially love working with women who lead at home but follow at work. "
Fun facts about Mehran: She enjoys dancing, hiking, and gardening. She brings her garden flowers inside her home and her office and drinks herbal tea every chance she gets. Meaningful conversations are her love language and she has a low tolerance for dishonesty.