Bassam Tarazi

American born Bassam Tarazi is half Palestinian and half Dutch. He is the founder of Colipera, a motivational blog, and an author, speaker, and international traveler. He owns his own coaching business offering classes, workshops, and one-on-one coaching. A wanderer at heart, Tarazi founded the Nomading Film Festival, has traveled to 7 continents and 72 countries, and is always looking for his next adventure. When he’s not traveling, he and his wife split their time between Brooklyn, NY, and Portland, OR. Connect with him at

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