Want to live a remarkable life? A life with no regrets? When we are young, we think we are invincible, we do perilous things. This chat is about how Sylvia turned herself from a Reporter, to an Award-Winning Filmmaker, Author and Philanthropist. She visited some of the most dangerous brothels in Asia. She encountered thugs and pimps during her investigations for sex trafficking and slavery. Some of her stories are going to keep you on the edge of your seat.
Sylvia Yu Friedman is an award-winning filmmaker, Penguin author, TV host, serial entrepreneur, and philanthropy consultant. She is the author of three books, A Long Road to Justice: Stories from the Frontlines in Asia (Penguin Random House, September 2021); Silenced No More: Voices of Comfort Women, the only journalistic account of historical Japanese military sex slavery during WWII, and Heart and Soul: The Life Story of Pastor Augustus Chao.