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Shirin Laor-Raz Salemnia

Founder and CEO, PlayWerks and WhizGirls Academy

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 Shirin Laor-Raz Salemnia Biography

Shirin Laor-Raz Salemnia is the Founder and CEO of PlayWerks and the founder of WhizGirls Academy. PlayWerks is an interactive media company that creates high quality multi-platform immersive games and experiences that engage children and adults. WhizGirls Academy is where students engage in project based learning and gamification that help them with tech and digital literacy while acquiring coding skills, entrepreneurship tools, and building confidence and growing as members of their communities with a healthy balanced lifestyle slant.

In 2013, she hosted the first Hackathon for Women and Girls with The White House Council of Women and Girls. In May 2014, she hosted the Kids Hack for LA in collaboration with Mayor Eric Garcetti, the White House, and will.i.am's i.am.angel Foundation. Also in 2014, Shirin gave her Ted Talk ""Are You a Gamer or a Gardener?"" at the TedxYouth conference in Los Angeles, CA.

She is currently teaching Tech for Social Impact/Entrepreneurship at USC School of Engineering/(ITP)Viterbi. In December 2014, Shirin joined President Obama, the First Lady, and Vice President Joe Biden along with hundreds of college presidents and other higher education leaders at the "Reach Higher Summit" at the White House to announce the commitment to serve 25,000 inner city children and adults nationwide.

The first WhizGirls Academy Mobile Tech Tour event with Mayor Garcetti in South Central Los Angeles in December 2014, was attended by 1500 people. More recently, in March of 2015 Shirin was honored by LA Mayor Eric Garcetti and Los Angeles City Councilmember Mike Bonin as 2015 LA City Pioneer Woman of the Year. Check out his write up and her appearance at the Getty House with Mayor Garcetti (Check out the 12th pic). In October 2015, She was honored as a Tribeca Disruptor Innovation Fellow. In March 2016 she was honored as IJWO Woman of the Year.

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  • Gaming, Interactive Media, Science and Technology

  • Empowerment & Leadership

  • Finding your life mission

  • Giving Back and Making a Difference

  • Internet and New Media

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Shirin Laor-Raz Salemnia

Founder and CEO, PlayWerks and WhizGirls Academy

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Shirin Laor-Raz Salemnia Biography

Shirin Laor-Raz Salemnia is the Founder and CEO of PlayWerks and the founder of WhizGirls Academy. PlayWerks is an interactive media company that creates high quality multi-platform immersive games and experiences that engage children and adults. WhizGirls Academy is where students engage in project based learning and gamification that help them with tech and digital literacy while acquiring coding skills, entrepreneurship tools, and building confidence and growing as members of their communities with a healthy balanced lifestyle slant.

In 2013, she hosted the first Hackathon for Women and Girls with The White House Council of Women and Girls. In May 2014, she hosted the Kids Hack for LA in collaboration with Mayor Eric Garcetti, the White House, and will.i.am's i.am.angel Foundation. Also in 2014, Shirin gave her Ted Talk ""Are You a Gamer or a Gardener?"" at the TedxYouth conference in Los Angeles, CA.

She is currently teaching Tech for Social Impact/Entrepreneurship at USC School of Engineering/(ITP)Viterbi. In December 2014, Shirin joined President Obama, the First Lady, and Vice President Joe Biden along with hundreds of college presidents and other higher education leaders at the "Reach Higher Summit" at the White House to announce the commitment to serve 25,000 inner city children and adults nationwide.

The first WhizGirls Academy Mobile Tech Tour event with Mayor Garcetti in South Central Los Angeles in December 2014, was attended by 1500 people. More recently, in March of 2015 Shirin was honored by LA Mayor Eric Garcetti and Los Angeles City Councilmember Mike Bonin as 2015 LA City Pioneer Woman of the Year. Check out his write up and her appearance at the Getty House with Mayor Garcetti (Check out the 12th pic). In October 2015, She was honored as a Tribeca Disruptor Innovation Fellow. In March 2016 she was honored as IJWO Woman of the Year.

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Shirin Laor-Raz Salemnia Speaking Topics

  • Gaming, Interactive Media, Science and Technology

  • Empowerment & Leadership

  • Finding your life mission

  • Giving Back and Making a Difference

  • Internet and New Media

FAQs on booking Shirin Laor-Raz Salemnia

  • How to book Shirin Laor-Raz Salemnia?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Shirin Laor-Raz Salemnia 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 Shirin Laor-Raz Salemnia, 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 Shirin Laor-Raz Salemnia or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Shirin Laor-Raz Salemnia?

    Booking fees for Shirin Laor-Raz Salemnia, 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 Shirin Laor-Raz Salemnia, 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 Shirin Laor-Raz Salemnia?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Shirin Laor-Raz Salemnia 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 Shirin Laor-Raz Salemnia 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 Shirin Laor-Raz Salemnia or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Shirin Laor-Raz Salemnia 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.

Shirin Laor-Raz Salemnia is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Shirin Laor-Raz Salemnia for your event is $10,000 - $20,000. Shirin Laor-Raz Salemnia 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 Dr. Monica F. Cox, Allyson Kapin, Kimberly Bryant, Nanxi Liu and Lori Cheek. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Shirin Laor-Raz Salemnia for an upcoming live or virtual event.

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Shirin Laor-Raz Salemnia Speaking Topics

  • Gaming, Interactive Media, Science and Technology

  • Empowerment & Leadership

  • Finding your life mission

  • Giving Back and Making a Difference

  • Internet and New Media

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