Narges Nirumvala, Founder & CEO
Narges Nirumvala is the Founder and CEO of ExecutiveSpeak Coaching International. She is an award-winning serial entrepreneur, bestselling author, world-renowned communication skills expert, official TEDx speaker coach, international keynote speaker, wife and mom.
Born in India, Narges got an Honours Degree in Psychology and completed her Graduate Studies in International Political Economy from the United Kingdom before immigrating to Canada.
Like other immigrants she struggled for many years to find her place and be taken seriously; bouncing from one minimum wage job to another. This was a very humbling experience. She is now considered a trailblazer in her field and one of the few women in a male dominated industry. Narges never takes this success for granted and is passionate about helping people communicate more effectively so they can make a greater positive impact in the world.
Narges is the author of the Amazon bestselling book “Capture the Spotlight: Improve Your Presentation Skills and Make Public Speaking Your Competitive Edge”. She is also the co-author of the new book "Women of the 21st Century: Women Transforming the World" which just became a #1 bestseller in 4 countries.
Her writing on public speaking and presentation skills has been published and circulated to 106 countries worldwide (verified magazine circulation).
Narges is also a humanitarian, community leader, volunteer, passionate champaion for women and girls. She has served on numerous boards over the years including the BC Chapter of Women in Communications & Technology, Dixon Transition Society, the Canadian Women Voters Congress and until recently the BC India Business Network. Narges has also been a volunteer Presentation Skills Trainer and Startup Mentor for the past 12 years for the TiE Young Entrepreneurs Program that fosters entrepreneurship in youth in grades 10, 11 and 12. She is looking forward to volunteering again this year and empowering another group of impressive young people.
Narges has numerous awards and accolades, most recently she was nominated for RBC Women of Influence 2020 Canadian Women Entrepreneur of the Year Awards for the third time in a row, was a nominee for the 100 Most Powerful Women in Canada and won the 2018 Shakti Award for Entrepreneurship.
In 2021 was featured on the Cover of Business In Vancouver's prestigious annual Women In Business magazine. Narges was also selected as one of the Top 15 Coaches in Vancouver for 2022 by Influence Digest.
Narges lives in the Lower Mainland with her husband of over twenty years and their daughter. She uses the pronounces She/Her.