Dr. Maral Yazarloo-Pattrick Motivational Speaker - Profile
Dr.Maral Yazarloo Pattrick is a fashion Designer and Corporate Ace who traveled to all 7 continents and 64 countries on her bike majorly solo, got married on her ride and finished her ride over 6 months and a week pregnant and proved nothing is impossible in this world.
Dr. Maral Yazarloo-Pattrick is an Iran-born motor-biking world record holder, fashion designer, artist, marketing professional, motivational speaker and campaigner of women’s rights.
Dr. Maral Yazarloo-Pattrick holds the record for the highest mileage on a super bike for ladies, with over 250,000 km. Her achievements in the biking world have earned her the title of the ‘Queen of Superbikes of India’.
Her first bike was a Harley Davidson 48 and then the Harley Nightrod Special. She is first Lady of Harley to attend most of the rides in India and across the world, and has clocked the highest kilometers in span of 5 years.
She is the first lady owner of Ducati & BMW GS motorcycles in India, was the HOG (Harley Owners Group) Officer (2015) and the Vice President of the Ducati Club (2016). She also started the riding group ‘Ladies of Harley’ and is the Founder of the first-ever Ladies Super Bike Club ‘Lady Riders of India’.
In March 2017, Dr. Maral Yazarloo-Pattrick commenced a solo world biking tour across seven continents (Asia, Australia, North America, South America, Antarctica, Africa and Europe) with no backup or team.
The ride started from India and through 18 consecutive months, Maral covered 64 countries and traversed over 110,000 km. This solo bike ride is set to break stereotypes and create the world record for women bikers in Asia and Middle East.
Maral is currently campaigning for Iranian women to get permission and licences to ride motorbikes. She is also an advocate for awareness about rape and domestic violence on women.
Dr. Maral Yazarloo-Pattrick has been a speaker and panelist on industry forums that include the Retail Forum in Las Vegas, LFS (Luxury, Fashion & Style) Conclave in India and ADL Milan. She has also been a motivational speaker at forums that include TEDx, SIUKirkee Pune, Virginia Commonwealth University of Qatar and Symbiosis International University.
In February 2017, Dr. Maral Yazarloo-Pattrick received the ‘Pune’s Most Powerful’ award from Femina Magazine, India.
In September 2017, KIRN radio station in USA aired an interview with Maral about her biking ride across the world. In July 2018, BBC News aired an interview with Maral, covering her world ride and her awareness campaign for Iranian women. Later that year, the BBC News listed her as one of their '100 Inspiring and Influential Women from around the world for 2018'.
was born in Kelarabad, a city located in the North of Iran. She was raised and received her education in Iran. She secured a bachelor's degree in Business Development (BBD) from Kar University in Tehran. In 2004, she relocated to India to pursue her master's degree in Business Administration (MBA) and PhD in Marketing from the University of Pune.
Dr. Maral Yazarloo-Pattrick started her corporate career with an India-based realty company Panchshil in 2006 and served as Head of Retail and Marketing for 11 years till March 2017.
Dr. Maral Yazarloo-Pattrick has lived in Pune, India since 2004. An ardent traveller, Maral has also backpacked across 67 countries around the world. She married Alexander William Pattrick in October 2017 at Machu Picchu in Peru, while on her solo world biking ride. During the last 6 months of her ride, she was pregnant. Her daughter, Nafas Elizabeth Pattrick was born in November 2018. Dr. Maral Yazarloo-Pattrick currently resides in New Delhi, India.
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