Women Build Speaker Series featuring Sara Orlesky

Join Habitat for Humanity Manitoba for the Women Build Speaker Series, presented by Qualico, in celebration of International Women’s Day, Friday, March 8, 2024.

We are pleased to welcome Sara Orlesky, Senior Host and Producer for Winnipeg Jets as this year’s speaker. Sara will share how she believed in herself and charted a successful career path in a very public and male-dominated world of sports broadcasting.

The Women Build Speaker Series highlights successful and inspiring women in the community who share their stories to help empower others. Proceeds from this event will be used toward the construction of the 21st Women Build home.

Event Details:

Date: Friday, March 8, 2024
Location:  RBC Convention Centre, 375 York Avenue, Winnipeg, South Entrance, York Room 2 
Time: 7:30 am – 9:15 am. 

Doors open and buffet breakfast available starting at 7:30 am
Vegetarian/vegan options available

Program starts at 8:00 am

Tickets: Individual tickets are $115 each or purchase a table of 8 for $1,500*

Buy an individual ticket, table or find out how to sponsor this annual event by contacting Michele Happy at 204-235-2400 or [email protected].

About Sara Orlesky

Born and raised in Winnipeg, Sara is a dynamic and accomplished woman with a career spanning over 20 years in sports broadcasting that began while completing an undergraduate degree at Simon Fraser University. She worked in Vancouver and Toronto at local and national networks and was part of the 2010 CTV Olympic figure skating broadcast team prior to returning to Winnipeg in 2011 with the return of the NHL.

She was the lead sideline reporter for the CFL on TSN from 2008 to 2022 including 13 Grey Cups.  Her passion and expertise for broadcasting is evident in her enthusiastic and heartwarming broadcasts.

At her current role as Senior Host and Producer for Winnipeg Jets, Sara has not only shaped her professional journey but has inspired those around her.

*Tax receipt in accordance to CRA guidelines will be issued upon request.

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