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Tima Deryan    

Motivational Speaker, CEO of Mountain Gipsy & Author of "Curly Adventures"

As a mountaineer, mindset coach, & a social entrepreneur, Tima Deryan is uniquely positioned to draw from her experiences and perspectives to inspire and motivate people to step out into the unknown to reach their objectives in both life and business.

Her notable achievements includes: first Lebanese women and youngest Arab to summit Everest, first Arab woman to summit Ojos del Salado (highest volcano in the world), first Lebanese women and youngest Arab to ski to the South Pole, climbed 25+ high-altitude mountains including the 7 Summits (the highest mountain on each continent), #1 Bestseller Author of "Curly Adventures: Mount Everest" children’s book.

Deryan is passionate about making a difference and the impact that an empowering thought and dream can have on someone’s life, career, and organization. The past 5 years she has delivered over 40 talks to many organizations including; Procter & Gamble, Merk & Co., Ford, Adidas, Henkel, Swarovski, Shell, ADNOC, RAKBANK, BFGoodrich, Jenni Kayne, Cundall, Commvault, RAKTDA, and GEMS.

Deryan's talk engagements are truly immersive and interactive. She usually works with the clients for a custom-made talk. The audience that Deryan addresses can vary greatly, but the common denominator among them all is the desire for personal growth, inspiration, and a drive to improve themselves and their lives. Her clients are usually: business professionals (corporate events, conferences, or company training sessions), athletes and sports teams (sporting events or team building retreats), entrepreneurs and small business owners (networking events or start-ups conferences), students (high school, college, or university events), non-profit organizations (forums or fundraising events), and the general public (personal development seminars or workshops).

Speech Topics

Everest: From Aspiration to Reality, Every Vision is within your Reach

It is easy to get caught up in the daily grind and lose sight of our aspirations and dreams. But what if we told you that every vision is within your reach? That every mountain, no matter how tall, can be climbed with the right approach and mindset.

This session will help the audience rediscover their aspirations and dreams and show them how to turn them into reality. We'll explore the key ingredients to setting and achieving goals, and how to stay motivated and focused along the way. They’ll learn the power of visualization, how to create a growth mindset, and the importance of surrounding themselves with a strong and supportive system.

Through the session, the audience will have the sense of climbing Everest through my journey as we go from camp to camp and tackle the subtopics.

By the end of the session, they’ll know that every obstacle is simply a stepping stone to their ultimate destination, and that with persistence and hard work, they can reach new heights and fulfill every dream.

Building a Strong Team: The Power of Teamwork

What is the power of collaboration? In today's dynamic and fast-paced work environment, having a strong and cohesive team is more important than ever. A team that supports and trusts each other can achieve great things and make the journey towards success much more enjoyable and fun, just like on the mountains.

This session focuses on the importance of building a strong team and how to achieve it. The discussion will focus on the key elements of a successful team, such as clear communication, trust, and a shared vision. We will also explore the role of leadership, teamwork, and diversity in creating a high-performing team.

By the end of the session, audience will have a better understanding of how to build and maintain a strong team. They will learn how to create a positive and supportive work environment, and how to bring out the best in each team member. As a mountaineer presenting this topic, Deryan will add a personal touch to the session when sharing her own experiences and stories from being in many different teams on the mountains around the world. This would bring a unique and inspiring perspective to the topic and make the session even more cultivating.

Be the Best Version of Yourself: Taking the Lead of The Life You Want

The life we live is constantly evolving, and it’s up to us to shape it in the direction we desire. In this empowering session, discover how taking charge of your life can unleash your full potential and make the most out of every experience. Explore how to find the courage to overcome challenges, set and achieve meaningful goals, and live life to the fullest.

Attendee Results:

  • Gain a fresh perspective on the role you play in shaping your life.

  • Learn how to set meaningful and attainable goals for a fulfilling life.

  • Discover strategies for overcoming obstacles and setbacks.

  • Develop a positive mindset and embrace a growth mentality.

  • Take charge of your life and become the best version of yourself.

A mountaineer presenting this topic will add a personal touch to the session when Deryan shares her own experiences of taking charge of her life and how it has led her to summit the highest peaks in the outdoors and in life. This would bring a unique and inspiring perspective to the topic and make the session even more motivating.

Creating an Invincible Mindset: Building a Growth Mindset

Beyond Limits: The world is constantly evolving and so are our challenges. It's important to have a mindset that can adapt and grow to face these challenges. People have been asking themselves:

  • How can I develop a strong and resilient mindset?

  • How can I overcome obstacles and challenges that come my way?

  • How can I constantly improve and grow as a person?

Whether it’s a leader, entrepreneur, or simply someone looking to better themselves, they will have the urge to cultivate a growth mindset. In this session, the audience will explore the key components of a growth mindset and how to cultivate it in our daily lives.

They will learn why it's important to embrace challenges and failures, how to view challenges as opportunities for growth, and how to develop a positive outlook on life. By learning how to cultivate a growth mindset, they’ll be better equipped to handle life's challenges and achieve your full potential.

The session will not only be impactful, but also entertaining and inspiring because of the story telling from the real experiences from the mountains.

By the end of this session, they’ll understand the power of a growth mindset and how it can positively impact not just oneself, but also those around us.

Reaching New Heights: Setting and Achieving Goals

What is your vision of success? In a fast-paced world, it's easy to get caught up in the day-to-day and lose sight of our long-term goals. But having a clear vision of what we want to achieve is the first step in reaching new heights. Just like when climbing a mountain.

This session focuses on the importance of setting and achieving, and how it can help us to live a fulfilling and purposeful life. The discussion will be around why it's essential to have both short-term and long-term goals, and how to make them SMART (Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant, and Time-bound). Through the talk, audience will have the chance to explore the role of motivation, accountability, and self-reflection in achieving goals.

The session will not only be impactful, but also entertaining and inspiring because of the storytelling from the real experiences from the mountains.

By the end of the session, participants will have a better understanding of how to set and achieve their goals, and how to stay motivated along the way. They will also learn how to identify and overcome the common obstacles that can prevent us from reaching our full potential.

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