Priya Kumar is an Internationally Acclaimed Motivational Speaker with 27 years of Corporate Training Experience.
She has worked with over 2000 Multi-National Corporates across 47 countries and has touched the lives of over 3 million people through her workshops and books.
Priya has written 15 inspirational books which have won 44 International Book Awards making her the FIRST Indian Author to have done so. Her books have been translated into 11 foreign and regional languages with #1 bestseller status in all countries of release.
Priya was awarded the Times of India, Speaking Tree, Good Karma Award, as India’s BEST Inspirational Author. The French Media described her as the Paulo Coelho from India.
Priya is India’s first certified Fire walk Instructor and has conducted over 2000 fire walks across the globe.
With over 700 published columns for national and international publications, Priya’s work has been extensively featured by the media in India and abroad and she has been invited as a celebrity guest on several business, entertainment and reality shows.
Known as The Biography Specialist, Priya has penned the biographies of leading industrialists and legendary businessmen like O.P. Munjal and has now written the official biography of Pullela Gopichand, the Chief National Coach for the Indian Badminton team.
Turned Filmmaker and Screenwriter, Priya has made her Bollywood debut with “I Will Go With You” as her debut web series “The Final Call”, which is streaming on ZEE5.
Priya is also a professional painter, specializing in oils and acrylics. To add to her kitty of hobbies and interests, Priya is also an astrologer and tarot card expert. She is a natural stand-up comedian, who is yet to take her talent up professionally.
An ace academician, Priya was always a top ranker as a student. She did her graduation in Arts. She also holds diplomas in Finance, Marketing & Sales, German and French. She quit mid-way on her Masters in Psychology. Apart from academics Priya has done over 200 courses ranging from calligraphy, to stock trading, to china painting, to several courses on leadership, management, sales, storytelling, and so many more.
As an entrepreneur Priya is the founder and CEO of Priya Kumar’s Training Systems, Books That Inspire (a niche publishing house), Fire Light Films ( a niche production house for short films and documentaries).