Marie-Rose Phan-Le discusses from memoir to film, documenting her memoir, Talking Story: One Woman’s Quest to Preserve Ancient Spiritual and Healing Traditions. She’ll share how she travelled the world to document ancient traditions and what she learned as a filmmaker and a writer as she discovered and embraced her creative calling.

Marie-Rose Phan-Le is a Filmmaker, and Author. Leading as the C.O.O. of a Visual Media Company. She has 25+ years’ experience in film/TV production. Founder of Healing Planet Project and the Chief Operating Officer and Creative Director at High Impact Inc,.

She has traveled extensively from the rainforests of Peru to the heights of the Himalayas for her award-winning documentary film and companion book, Talking Story (North Atlantic Books). Marie-Rose transitioned her flourishing healing practice, working one-to-one with individuals, to focusing on the one-to-many through her media projects and consulting work. She is the founder of Healing Planet Project, a non-profit organization dedicated to the presentation and preservation of healing and spiritual traditions. Currently the Chief Operating Officer and Creative Director at High Impact Inc., she applies ancient wisdom to the modern challenges of running a successful business.

Marie-Rose was born in Vietnam, emigrated to France, and later to the United States.