Ronit Baras is an extraordinary woman. She is a mother, a world traveler, an educator, a life coach, a journalist, an author and a public speaker.
Born with a physical disability to a migrant family, Ronit battled with childhood illness, was nearly kicked out of high school and endured the loss of two children. Yet she transformed her life into a living example of "mind over matter". Ronit completed a degree in Special Education (with flying colors), specialized in emotional intelligence while traveling and working around the world with her husband and kids, published numerous articles and two personal growth books and coached many people to happiness.
Ronit's journey from sickness to health, from failure to success and from sadness to happiness will captivate every audience. Against all odds, with passion, determination and "can do" attitude, she turned each challenge in her life into great success.
Ronit is an expert in personal development, specializing in accelerated learning, communication, relationships, parenting, work-life balance, self-confidence, and stress management. She has guided adults and children on their search for passion, purpose and happiness for over 23 years.
When creating her powerful, inspiring presentations on the quest for happiness and success, Ronit draws from her years of personal and professional experiences as a sick and disabled child, a student, a researcher, an educator, a business owner, a traveler, an author, a trainer, a public speaker, a wife, a mother and a community developer. She brings a unique and creative presentation style that combines personal stories and practicality to give her audience immediate results.
Ronit Baras is the co-creator of the "Be Happy in LIFE" life coaching program and the author of two books, "Be Special, Be Yourself for Teenagers" and "In the Outback with Jasmine banks".
Ronit is an experienced international speaker and has presented all around the world in the past 18 years among her clients in Australia are:
- Queensland Department of Communities
- Multicultural Affairs QLD
- Department of Immigrations and Citizenship, Australia
- Institute of Public Administrators (IPAA) QLD
- University of Queensland (UQ)
- Modern Language Teachers' Association of QLD
- Together for Humanity foundation
- Dyslexia Center in Melbourne
- Crèche and Kindergarten Association (C&K)
- Early Childhood Teachers’ Association
- Women's International Zionist Organization (WIZO)
- Winning Women
- Port Lincoln Youth Services
- Mackay Youth Services
- Inala Youth Services
- Jewish Educators (JNF)
- Israeli Center in Melbourne
- Libra Financial services
- Investment Intelligence Corporation
- Many private and public schools
For her community work, Ronit Baras has been nominated twice for "Australian of the year".