Why you should do what you love, not what you're good at | Leila Pari | TEDxLAWomen

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Singer & Songwriter Leila Pari spoke at TEDxLA Women 2016 about how failure is often the starting point to mastery. How passion is a beacon to follow and weakness is a misnomer. After launching her modeling career with an Adidas worldwide campaign, Leila Pari moved to Los Angeles to pursue music. In 2015 she became sponsored by Gibson Guitars and is currently in residency at Interscope Record's Peppermint Club. Her success building a large following on social apps led to interviews featured by Flipagram, Forbes, & KNBC. In 2016 she partnered with Flipagram & Unilever and raised over 480 thousand meals for people in need through a video she created which receiver over 3.5 million views. Leila is launching her first series of pop/electronic singles starting in October 2017. Her debut single is titled All or Nothing. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx

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