“Writer Suleika Jaouad is changing the conversation about what it means to thrive in the wake of illness and life's unexpected interruptions.” - TED

Suleika’s story is one of immense triumph, resilience and creativity amidst a leukemia diagnosis that nearly took her life. She is dedicated to empowering others to cope with adversity, transform pain into possibility and to find their own voice. She travels around the world teaching workshops, speaking at conferences and leading retreats. She has been a featured presenter and delivered keynotes at universities, hospitals, corporations, fundraisers and professional events. 

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"The hardest part of my cancer experience began once the cancer was gone," says author Suleika Jaouad. In this fierce, funny, wisdom-packed talk, she challenges us to think beyond the divide between "sick" and "well," asking: How do you begin again and find meaning after life is interrupted?


TED; United Nations; UNICEF; Princeton University; Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health; UCF Medical School; Emerson College; New York University; Georgetown University; Duke University; The Thacher School; Alexandria Summit; National Women's Survivorship Convention; Stand Up To Cancer; Tufts Medical Center; Association of American Medical Colleges; American Massage Therapy Association; American Journal of Managed Care; The American Cancer Society; The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society; Stupid Cancer; The Angel Ball; Critical Mass; PhRMA; Flatiron Health.