Six years ago, Mehrnaz Bassiri made the riskiest and most rewarding decision of her professional life: she traded a career in Biotech for K-12 educational development.
The critical thinking skills and resilience she honed as part of her STEM background helped with the transition, and now she’s a writer, speaker, learning and progress specialist, and the founder of MyGradeBooster. She is the recipient of the 2014 Futurpreneur Canada’s ‘The Sky’s Your Limit Entrepreneur of the Year’ award in the Youth category. Her dedicated mentorship helps others learn the importance of perseverance, overcoming failures and learning from mistakes. Mehrnaz has a Master of Science from the University of British Columbia and has been featured at TEDxChilliwack, on Global News radio, in the Huffington Post, Addicted2Success, and the DailyZen. Mehrnaz has lived, worked, and studied in Japan, Iran, England, and Canada and currently lives in British Columbia, Canada.