Kiana Danial is an award-winning, internationally recognised personal investing and wealth management expert. As a highly sought-after professional speaker, author and executive coach, Kiana delivers inspirational workshops and seminars to corporations, universities and entrepreneurial groups. Also a frequent expert on many TV and radio stations, Kiana has reported on the financial markets directly from the floor of NYSE and NASDAQ! She has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, TIME Magazine, CNN, Forbes, The Street, – and is currently a resident investment expert guest on Tokyo’s #1 Investment TV Show.
She was named the Personal Investment Expert of the Year 2018 at the Investment Fund Awards and has won numerous awards including Best Financial Education Provider at Shanghai Forex Expo in 2014, New York Business Women of Influence Honoree in 2016, and Pro Bono Humanitarian Award by IA Bar Association in 2013.
Born and raised in Iran as a religious minority, she was awarded a scholarship from the Japanese government to study Electrical Engineering in Japan, where she obtained two degrees in Electrical Engineering and researched on Quantum Physics in classes conducted in the Japanese language. Being the only girl and foreigner in her classes made her decide to dedicate her life to empowering minorities, especially women in the male-dominated industries.