All American Entertainment Named to Inc. Best Workplaces in 2022. Read more
AAE Named to Inc. Best Workplaces in 2022. Read more
Click to Open Search Bar

Shabnam Mogharabi

5 out of 5

Co-Founder of SoulPancake; Entrepreneur, Entertainment Executive & Author

REQUEST BOOKING INFORMATION

Shabnam Mogharabi Biography

Shabnam Mogharabi is an entertainment entrepreneur, author, and journalist with more than 15 years of leadership experience in media and storytelling. She is a lifelong student of positive psychology, a freelance documentary film producer, and an expert on how to create socially impactful and entertaining content.

With actor Rainn Wilson, Mogharabi co-founded SoulPancake, the inspiring entertainment company behind beloved video series such as Kid President and My Last Days. Under her tenure, SoulPancake amassed 10M social media fans and nearly 1B video views on its daily positive videos about human connection. The company eventually had a successful exit to social impact film studio Participant.

It was in espousing the values of SoulPancake that she personally believes in - the importance of joy, hope, purpose, and gratitude - that Mogharabi found a calling as a public speaker. Today, she shares her uplifting, vulnerable message on how to harness the power of joy at dozens of conferences and events a year.

Prior to SoulPancake, Mogharabi was an award-winning journalist and editor and one of the youngest winners of the Jesse H. Neal Award (the Pulitzer Prize of B2B journalism). She has worked as a contributing writer, editor, and stringer for a number of publications, including People, Pool & Spa News, Sunset, and HuffPost. She is a New York Times bestselling author with "SoulPancake: Chew on Life’s Big Questions."

Mogharabi is a Henry Crown Fellow and member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network. She is on the advisory board of Seed & Spark; an industry advisor for USC’s Digital Media program, and on the board of directors of the national nonprofit Tahirih Justice Center.

Mogharabi received her B.A. in journalism and business administration from the University of Southern California and her Master’s in media from Northwestern University. She resides in Los Angeles with her husband and son.

Speaking Topics
  • How to Harness the Power of Joy

    We are more distracted, lonelier, and anxious than ever in history. And the past few years has only exacerbated this mental health crisis. In today’s world, embracing the power of joy is an act of rebellion. In this insightful, interactive session, entertainment entrepreneur and storyteller Shabnam Mogharabi will share practical tips and easy-to-implement learnings from her work creating uplifting and inspiring video content about what it takes to truly bring more joy into your life both personally and professionally. Shabnam believes that joy is more than an emotion; it’s a propelling and powerful force for good. And in this keynote, she will show attendees how to harness the power of positive psychology to shift their perspective away from toxic positivity to a meaningful mindset change.

    Learning Outcomes:

    • Understand why joy is a state of mind, not an emotion
    • Discover a matrix of tools to help you create a more psychologically positive response to events in your life
    • Learn methods for practicing gratitude and vulnerability in your day-to-day interactions and relationships
    • Gain specific insights and inspiration to overcome the hardwired “anxious” voice in our brains

  • Know Your Why, Know Yourself

    Every day we are bombarded with messages that a life without purpose is a life without direction and meaning. Companies are being urged to stand for something in order to survive. The pressure is on • personally and professionally. It seems that knowing your purpose unlocks your superpower. But what if you don’t know what that purpose is… or how best to find it? In this personal development session, entrepreneur Shabnam Mogharabi pulls back the curtain on the purpose myth to reframe what it means to know yourself. By pulling lessons from her own experience and her time leading a purpose-driven entertainment studio, SoulPancake, Shabnam will help audience members figure out their personal “why” and develop a personal plan to fulfillment by investing in our basic human need to be of use.

    Learning Outcomes:

    • Discover how the world’s best leaders think about their personal purpose
    • Learn how to unlink your “why” from the “what” that you do every day
    • Understand and engage in a helpful framework for defining your own personal purpose
    • Engage in a strategy around being more “useful” as a path to fulfilling your purpose

  • Storytelling for Good

    A society is influenced by and reflected in its stories. As the world becomes more “woke,” individuals and companies are struggling to have their work lineup with their social purpose. This keynote helps illuminate why storytelling has a more important role to play in your company, meetings, culture, and personal life. Entertainment entrepreneur and producer Shabnam Mogharabi will offer insights into why and how to use the art of storytelling for good • to create community, meaning, and social change. Citing real-world examples and case studies, showcasing videos, and engaging in interactive exercises, she will give attendees the tools they need to change how they communicate and connect with their audiences.

    Learning Outcomes:

    • Discover storytelling tips and tricks that will help you become a better communicator
    • Understand how to work with the right artists and partners to get the outcomes you want
    • Learn when and where storytelling is most effective at creating change and impact
    • Gain the inspiration you need to start becoming a storyteller for good

Videos
FAQs
  • HOW TO BOOK Shabnam Mogharabi?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Shabnam Mogharabi for both live and virtual events for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Shabnam Mogharabi, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Shabnam Mogharabi or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO BOOK Shabnam Mogharabi?

    Booking fees for Shabnam Mogharabi, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Shabnam Mogharabi, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • WHO IS THE AGENT FOR Shabnam Mogharabi?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Shabnam Mogharabi for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Shabnam Mogharabi for your next private or corporate function.
  • WHAT IS A FULL-SERVICE TALENT BOOKING AGENCY?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Shabnam Mogharabi or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Shabnam Mogharabi or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.
Check Availability

Tell us about your event!

During normal business hours, we respond to most inquiries within 4 hours.

Users also viewed these speakers:

This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

If you are the talent, and wish to request removal from this catalog or report an issue with your profile, please click here.

Co-Founder of SoulPancake; Entrepreneur, Entertainment Executive & Author

Travels From:
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Speaking Fee:

Shabnam Mogharabi Biography

Shabnam Mogharabi is an entertainment entrepreneur, author, and journalist with more than 15 years of leadership experience in media and storytelling. She is a lifelong student of positive psychology, a freelance documentary film producer, and an expert on how to create socially impactful and entertaining content.

With actor Rainn Wilson, Mogharabi co-founded SoulPancake, the inspiring entertainment company behind beloved video series such as Kid President and My Last Days. Under her tenure, SoulPancake amassed 10M social media fans and nearly 1B video views on its daily positive videos about human connection. The company eventually had a successful exit to social impact film studio Participant.

It was in espousing the values of SoulPancake that she personally believes in - the importance of joy, hope, purpose, and gratitude - that Mogharabi found a calling as a public speaker. Today, she shares her uplifting, vulnerable message on how to harness the power of joy at dozens of conferences and events a year.

Prior to SoulPancake, Mogharabi was an award-winning journalist and editor and one of the youngest winners of the Jesse H. Neal Award (the Pulitzer Prize of B2B journalism). She has worked as a contributing writer, editor, and stringer for a number of publications, including People, Pool & Spa News, Sunset, and HuffPost. She is a New York Times bestselling author with "SoulPancake: Chew on Life’s Big Questions."

Mogharabi is a Henry Crown Fellow and member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network. She is on the advisory board of Seed & Spark; an industry advisor for USC’s Digital Media program, and on the board of directors of the national nonprofit Tahirih Justice Center.

Mogharabi received her B.A. in journalism and business administration from the University of Southern California and her Master’s in media from Northwestern University. She resides in Los Angeles with her husband and son.

Shabnam Mogharabi Speaking Topics

  • How to Harness the Power of Joy

    We are more distracted, lonelier, and anxious than ever in history. And the past few years has only exacerbated this mental health crisis. In today’s world, embracing the power of joy is an act of rebellion. In this insightful, interactive session, entertainment entrepreneur and storyteller Shabnam Mogharabi will share practical tips and easy-to-implement learnings from her work creating uplifting and inspiring video content about what it takes to truly bring more joy into your life both personally and professionally. Shabnam believes that joy is more than an emotion; it’s a propelling and powerful force for good. And in this keynote, she will show attendees how to harness the power of positive psychology to shift their perspective away from toxic positivity to a meaningful mindset change.

    Learning Outcomes:

    • Understand why joy is a state of mind, not an emotion
    • Discover a matrix of tools to help you create a more psychologically positive response to events in your life
    • Learn methods for practicing gratitude and vulnerability in your day-to-day interactions and relationships
    • Gain specific insights and inspiration to overcome the hardwired “anxious” voice in our brains

  • Know Your Why, Know Yourself

    Every day we are bombarded with messages that a life without purpose is a life without direction and meaning. Companies are being urged to stand for something in order to survive. The pressure is on • personally and professionally. It seems that knowing your purpose unlocks your superpower. But what if you don’t know what that purpose is… or how best to find it? In this personal development session, entrepreneur Shabnam Mogharabi pulls back the curtain on the purpose myth to reframe what it means to know yourself. By pulling lessons from her own experience and her time leading a purpose-driven entertainment studio, SoulPancake, Shabnam will help audience members figure out their personal “why” and develop a personal plan to fulfillment by investing in our basic human need to be of use.

    Learning Outcomes:

    • Discover how the world’s best leaders think about their personal purpose
    • Learn how to unlink your “why” from the “what” that you do every day
    • Understand and engage in a helpful framework for defining your own personal purpose
    • Engage in a strategy around being more “useful” as a path to fulfilling your purpose

  • Storytelling for Good

    A society is influenced by and reflected in its stories. As the world becomes more “woke,” individuals and companies are struggling to have their work lineup with their social purpose. This keynote helps illuminate why storytelling has a more important role to play in your company, meetings, culture, and personal life. Entertainment entrepreneur and producer Shabnam Mogharabi will offer insights into why and how to use the art of storytelling for good • to create community, meaning, and social change. Citing real-world examples and case studies, showcasing videos, and engaging in interactive exercises, she will give attendees the tools they need to change how they communicate and connect with their audiences.

    Learning Outcomes:

    • Discover storytelling tips and tricks that will help you become a better communicator
    • Understand how to work with the right artists and partners to get the outcomes you want
    • Learn when and where storytelling is most effective at creating change and impact
    • Gain the inspiration you need to start becoming a storyteller for good

Shabnam Mogharabi Videos

  • Shabnam Mogharabi | The Power of Joy Keynote
  • Shabnam Mogharabi | CEO @ SoulPancake
    https://thehustle.co/2X Shabnam had the idea for philosophical-focused journalism in college. Then she found out that Rainn Wilson, the actor from...
  • The Web's Most Joyful Place: SoulPancake | Shabnam Mogharabi
    SoulPancake CEO and Baha'i, Shabnam Mogharabi says “Joy is one of the most powerful, overlooked forces on the planet for creating change.”...

Speaker Lists Featuring Shabnam Mogharabi

FAQs on booking Shabnam Mogharabi

  • How to book Shabnam Mogharabi?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Shabnam Mogharabi for both live and virtual events for over 20 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Shabnam Mogharabi, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Shabnam Mogharabi or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Shabnam Mogharabi?

    Booking fees for Shabnam Mogharabi, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Shabnam Mogharabi, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Shabnam Mogharabi?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Shabnam Mogharabi for clients worldwide for more than 20 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Shabnam Mogharabi for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Shabnam Mogharabi or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Shabnam Mogharabi or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Shabnam Mogharabi is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics such as How to Harness the Power of Joy, Know Your Why, Know Yourself and Storytelling for Good. The estimated speaking fee range to book Shabnam Mogharabi for your event is $20,000 - $30,000. Shabnam Mogharabi generally travels from Los Angeles, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Jean Case, Alexandra Wilkis Wilson, Jenn Lim, Fran Hauser and Josh Linkner. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Shabnam Mogharabi for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Shabnam Mogharabi Speaking Topics

  • How to Harness the Power of Joy

    We are more distracted, lonelier, and anxious than ever in history. And the past few years has only exacerbated this mental health crisis. In today’s world, embracing the power of joy is an act of rebellion. In this insightful, interactive session, entertainment entrepreneur and storyteller Shabnam Mogharabi will share practical tips and easy-to-implement learnings from her work creating uplifting and inspiring video content about what it takes to truly bring more joy into your life both personally and professionally. Shabnam believes that joy is more than an emotion; it’s a propelling and powerful force for good. And in this keynote, she will show attendees how to harness the power of positive psychology to shift their perspective away from toxic positivity to a meaningful mindset change.

    Learning Outcomes:

    • Understand why joy is a state of mind, not an emotion
    • Discover a matrix of tools to help you create a more psychologically positive response to events in your life
    • Learn methods for practicing gratitude and vulnerability in your day-to-day interactions and relationships
    • Gain specific insights and inspiration to overcome the hardwired “anxious” voice in our brains

  • Know Your Why, Know Yourself

    Every day we are bombarded with messages that a life without purpose is a life without direction and meaning. Companies are being urged to stand for something in order to survive. The pressure is on • personally and professionally. It seems that knowing your purpose unlocks your superpower. But what if you don’t know what that purpose is… or how best to find it? In this personal development session, entrepreneur Shabnam Mogharabi pulls back the curtain on the purpose myth to reframe what it means to know yourself. By pulling lessons from her own experience and her time leading a purpose-driven entertainment studio, SoulPancake, Shabnam will help audience members figure out their personal “why” and develop a personal plan to fulfillment by investing in our basic human need to be of use.

    Learning Outcomes:

    • Discover how the world’s best leaders think about their personal purpose
    • Learn how to unlink your “why” from the “what” that you do every day
    • Understand and engage in a helpful framework for defining your own personal purpose
    • Engage in a strategy around being more “useful” as a path to fulfilling your purpose

  • Storytelling for Good

    A society is influenced by and reflected in its stories. As the world becomes more “woke,” individuals and companies are struggling to have their work lineup with their social purpose. This keynote helps illuminate why storytelling has a more important role to play in your company, meetings, culture, and personal life. Entertainment entrepreneur and producer Shabnam Mogharabi will offer insights into why and how to use the art of storytelling for good • to create community, meaning, and social change. Citing real-world examples and case studies, showcasing videos, and engaging in interactive exercises, she will give attendees the tools they need to change how they communicate and connect with their audiences.

    Learning Outcomes:

    • Discover storytelling tips and tricks that will help you become a better communicator
    • Understand how to work with the right artists and partners to get the outcomes you want
    • Learn when and where storytelling is most effective at creating change and impact
    • Gain the inspiration you need to start becoming a storyteller for good

Shabnam Mogharabi Speaker Videos

  • Shabnam Mogharabi | The Power of Joy Keynote
    Shabnam Mogharabi | CEO @ SoulPancake
    https://thehustle.co/2X Shabnam had the idea for philosophical-focused journalism in college. Then she found out that Rainn Wilson, the actor from The Office, was building a company that implemented...
  • The Web's Most Joyful Place: SoulPancake | Shabnam Mogharabi
    SoulPancake CEO and Baha'i, Shabnam Mogharabi says “Joy is one of the most powerful, overlooked forces on the planet for creating change.” SoulPancake creates uplifting social media content to...
    Building an Empire of Positivity - Shabnam Mogharabi
    Original Air Date: 16 Sep. 2015 Tom Bilyeu’s Classics is fan-based and is not affiliated with Quest Nutrition or Impact Theory. For new content, subscribe to Tom Bilyeu / Impact Theory....
  • The Power of Joy | SoulPancake CEO Shabnam Mogharabi | Google Zeitgeist
    Google Zeitgeist is a collection of talks by people who are changing the world. Hear entrepreneurs, CEOs, storytellers, scientists, and dreamers share their visions of how we can shape tomorrow.
    Creating Ambassadors of Joy: Shabnam Mogharabi at TEDxYouth
    Shabnam Mogharabi calls on the youth of [email protected] -- and the world -- to become Ambassadors of Joy! Sometimes CEO. Sometimes Executive Producer. Sometimes dance party instigator -- Shabnam...

Tell us about your event!

During normal business hours, we respond to most inquiries within 4 hours.

  • Customized Service

    Our agents find the right fit for your event

  • Unparalleled Database

    Full access to all speakers & celebrities

  • One Stop Shopping

    A reliable and unbiased point of contact

  • Logistics Management

    Your personal Logistics Manager who takes care of all event details

Speakers Similar to Shabnam Mogharabi

This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

If you are the talent, and wish to request removal from this catalog or report an issue with your profile, please click here.

TOP

The 2022 Speaking Industry Benchmark Report