Speaker, strategist, and standup comedian Simmone Park shares about her journey to find herself, her identity as a strong and confident Korean Canadian woman, and how her desire to create a positive impact and speak the truth about what she sees in the world led her to comedy. (Intro: The NEOWISE Comet)
SIMMONE PARK is passionate about driving global change through comedy, cannabis, innovative social projects, and philanthropic endeavors.
As a Master Global Connector, with the ability to communicate in multiple languages, Simmone is a natural at creating synergistic partnerships all over the world. She is an award-winning international speaker, strategist, corporate trainer, and standup comedian.
An avid traveler, Simmone has lived/worked in 10 countries and traveled to ~50 to date. Simmone has advised and collaborated with Forbes billionaires, Heads of State, and top CEO’s on branding and marketing initiatives in the MENA region, Europe, and throughout the Caribbean and her work has been featured in Forbes Magazine, My Vegas Mag, CREW Magazine, Toronto Star, and more.
As a visionary who loves innovation, Simmone has embraced the opportunity to transform the world through technology. Simmone has helped co-create and organize events, such as the Wonder Women Tech Conference, Fishackathon (U.S. State Department), Hack4Equality (for the LGBTQ community), and DementiaHack (presented by Facebook and supported by the Cdn and UK Govts).
She loves giving back and has helped build homes, schools and sustainable communities in Kenya, Guatemala, Trinidad & Tobago, El Salvador and Panama with organizations such as Free the Children/ME TO WE, Rotary International, Habitat for Humanity: Global Village and Kalu Yala.
Simmone is driven by being a potent force for change, spiritual growth and worldwide healing. She is currently facilitating said healing via standup comedy, conducting training for top global agencies, and spreading awareness on the benefits of cannabis. Infiltrating laughter and comedy into all that she does, she hopes to change the world with the mixture of comedy and cannabis. She believes strongly that life is too short for mediocrity.