Senior Advisory Board Member
Motivational Speaker- TV-Radio Host- Author -Hypnotherapist -Life Coach
CEO, Positive Changes Consulting
Host, "Positive Changes with Panney Wei" KCAA 1050 AM and "Goddess Radio" on US Webtalkradio.com
An award-winning writer, broadcaster, behavioral scientist, and motivational speaker on women's issues, the power of hypnosis, and achieving one's potential, Panney Wei is a "consciousness trainer", helping women to move through obstacles, break bad habits, reprogram negative belief systems, and discover the truth of who they are so they can live positive, fulfilling lives. She specializes in working with women, revolutionizing the way they think, feel, and "be" in the world, and is host-producer of the hit radio show "Positive Changes with Panney Wei" on KCAA 1050 AM, an NBC News Affiliate every Wednesday at 6pm PST, and "Goddess Radio" on USwebtalkradio.com every Friday at 4pm PST, featuring interviews with NY Times Bestselling authors, experts in various fields, Hollywood luminaries, and heroes in the community with compelling stories. Her show "Positive Changes with Panney Wei" is broadcast to nearly one million listeners in over 240 countries, streaming live and podcasting atwww.kcaaradio.com, and ranked TOP 100 Best Podcasts on ITunes for Spirituality. Recognized as "The Asian American Entertainer to Look Out For" by APEX, she marries her love of entertaining, empowering, and transforming people through the media and has also hosted for networks such as NBA TV China, The Money Show, and LIfetime, among others, with numerous guest appearances on several hit radio shows world-wide.
A native of Los Angeles, Panney was a champion figure skater in her youth. When she was 15, to avoid family conflict with a family member who was also a skater, she was forced to quit skating after devoting 10 years of her life to the sport which was her passion. As a result of the loss of the skating and issues surrounding her identity, self-esteem, and purpose in life, she struggled with an eating disorder, bulimia, and survived a near-death experience with the life-threatening illness that changed her life forever. She healed herself without the help of doctors using alternative medicine, and because of her experience, she has first-rate knowledge about the power of the mind-body connection, living life with purpose and passion, and survival of the human spirit. Panney believes that nothing is more important than to discover your life purpose, what you love to do, and to do what you love every single day! Because of everything she's come through and overcome, she is an expert at relating to people's pain and suffering, and now uses everything she learned to help others, so they can feel empowered to live amazing lives!
After skating, Panney learned to reinvent herself and followed her studies at Tufts University with a successful career in the financial and entertainment industries. Following her heart and passion and desire to become a positive change agent in the world and "professional people-helper", she left her career to complete her graduate degree and residency at the Hypnosis Motivation Institute receiving a degree/Certification in Hypnotherapy, Neuro-Linguistic Programming, and Therapeutic Imagery with High Honors and is completing a Doctorate in Naturopathy from Clayton College of Natural Health. Her dream was to start her own business so Positive Changes Consulting� was born! Besides her radio show, she advises corporations, non-profits, and women with success strategies to improve job performance, break through obstacles and bad habits, relieve stress through hypnosis, reprogram negative belief systems, and in a nutshell, empower, entertain, guide, and transform the lives of her clients so that they can reach their potential in their personal and professional lives. Every day, Panney does what she loves and loves what she does, and she reminds us of the fun, the devotion, the passion, the laughter, and the adventure associated with living your life with awareness and purpose and a life of no regrets!
Much of her work is grounded in her Chinese and American heritage, leveraging the wisdom and virtues of both cultures, where her extensive travels contribute to her global view of achieving your potential and shooting for your stars! Panney's heritage is deeply rooted in Chinese history, as the granddaughter to one of Taiwan's greatest Senators, Albert Liu, and as a proud descendant of one of China's most revered military heroes and politicians, General Tso Tsung-Tang (1812-85), who ended the Taiping Rebellion and immortalized in pop culture for the popular Chinese cuisine, "General Tso's chicken". Therefore, activism runs in Panney's blood, and she is newly elected as the State Secretary for the Asian Pacific Islander Caucus for the California Democratic Party.
In the community, she translates her dynamic energy and passion for public service serving on the Board of several organizations including the Honorary Board for The Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival, American Women in Radio & Television, the National Association of Asian American Professionals (NAAAP) National Senior Advisory Council, the National Association of Asian American Professionals - Orange County, San Diego, and Toronto, Canada chapters, the National Asian American Artists Project, and Teada Productions, donating much of her time and energy building and supporting organizations that make a positive impact on our society, women, and the Asian Pacific community at large. She is a member of the prestigious National Speakers Association, the American Counseling Association, the American Hypnosis Association, and the Hypnotherapists Union Local 472.
Panney is also the author of several meditation and hypnosis CDs, articles, a blog "A Panney for Your Thoughts" and an upcoming novel and coming of age-mother-daughter story of survival of the human spirit, bridging the virtues of East and West. She is currently working on a series of self-books on attracting the love of your life. Panney is happily married and lives in Los Angeles. Her website is www.panneywei.com