Lurata Lyon

Survivor of Human Trafficking, Coaching People Overcome Obstacles and Transform their Lives

why book lurata?

  • Lurata, a victim of human trafficking, transformed into a survivor and dedicated advocate for others, working with ambassadors and charities to combat violence and trafficking
  • She lived in Singapore for five years working with C Level clients but also was involved with Ambassadors and charities to stop violence and human trafficking
  • Her book ‘UNBROKEN – Surviving Human Trafficking,’ sharing her courageous journey and inspiring others to overcome challenges through resilience and mindset


Lurata is an international Public Speaking & Presentation Skills Coach. She lived in Singapore for five years working with C Level clients but also was involved with Ambassadors and charities to stop violence and human trafficking.

Lurata was a victim of human trafficking and organ harvesting during the war in Yugoslavia, at 17 years of age she found herself kidnapped and fearing for her life. After 6 months of being held in solitary confinement, abused and beaten, she finally got rescued and was moved to safety in the UK as a political refugee, where she was granted an indefinite leave to remain in the country. Lurata didn’t choose to be a victim of such crime, but she chose to be a survivor and the voice for those still in great need. She transformed her life and continues to do the same for others by helping them overcome their obstacles and turn their pain into gain. She has more than 15 years’ experience in coaching, development and mentoring.

Lurata is also a high achiever in Martial Arts such as Brazil Jiu Jitsu, Kickboxing and Black Belt in Taekwondo.

In 2023 Lurata released her book ‘UNBROKEN – Surviving Human Trafficking’, the true story of her bravery, courage and resilience.

Lurata has turned her life around from being the victim of human trafficking and organ harvesting to building a successful career and life by her resilience, focus on mindset, and making connections. She now spends her time sharing her knowledge and learnings to help others to find happiness and fulfilment.
Her Motto is: ‘If it’s meant to be, it will be. If not, I will make it happen’


Mental health, Human Resilience & Overcoming Obstacles

Based on her own experiences as a victim of Human trafficking and Organ harvesting . Lurata shares her story, her struggles, her lessons and her strength which reaches the audience with great success. She shares the power of mindset, determination, the resilience we all have and the power of consistency. Lurata challenges audiences to see beyond labels and/or binary perspectives and instead see our differing strengths, learn to play to those strengths and find success and happiness professionally and personally.

Lurata Lyon


You may want to go deeper with your audience. Masterclasses can be tailored and developed to suit your audience needs, be it a 90-minute Masterclass, a half-day or full-day workshop or a full online or face-to-face programme. Please contact one of our expert team to discuss.

In this masterclass you will learn:
• How storytelling makes team bonding possible

• A range of cutting edge communication skills and when to apply them

• Improving the ability to manage key stakeholders, teams as well as managing upwards effectively

• The ability to win and succeed in pitches and sales meetings

• How to become an inspiring, impactful & influential presenter, from 1 to 1 meetings to large groups

• The importance of focusing on mental health and wellbeing




the book cover for Unbroken - surviving human trafficking by Lurata Lyon, features the faces of 2 women side by side on a white background


“Global Head of ESG for Operations & Supply Chain and Supplier Diversity
Lurata spoke of human resilience and mindset at one of our events at Goldman Sachs in Singapore. Her horrific story, the experience she has had and the determination she has gained against all the odds, left us all feeling moved, inspired and with a strong belief that you can go through anything in life, literally and still find a way to overcome your obstacles, succeed and reach your goals.”

Selina McCole, Goldman Sachs


“I knew Luratas story to some extent but little did I know how her experience and her speech can blow people away. She is very engaging, funny, humble and down to earth yet wise, knowledgeable, experienced and inspiring. I couldn’t have wished to have had anyone else for our event.  Totally and utterly mind blowing speech.”

Victoria Ushe, CEO and Founder at GingerMay

“Having heard about Luratas life story from the people in the industry and her amazing work on Presentation skills, Mindset, Mental Health and Human resilience, WPP was honoured to invite Lurata as a guest speaker at our global conference in Thailand called Stream Asia which is a 3 day event. She shared her chilling experiences in such a profound way, yet it left the audience in tears, including myself. Never have we thought we would be in the presence of someone that’s been through such an inhuman act but her humbleness and warmth reassured us that we could go through anything and still survive not only that but become stronger and wiser. Lurata inspired the attendees so much so that she was invited back to WPP Stream Asia the following year. She is amazing.”

Scott Spirit, WPP