Inspirational Keynote
Date & Time
Tuesday, August 30, 2022, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location Name
Grand Saguaro Ballroom

Laura Okmin has covered the biggest names in sports on the biggest stages for over 25 years as a FOX Sports Broadcaster. She is also the founder of GALVANIZE; an organization dedicated to training and mentoring young women entering the sports world. GALVANIZE boot camps teach participants to build their own foundations by establishing relationships, gaining confidence, going deeper in their interviews, and all the while, empowering themselves and each other. Laura has also covered more than 10 Super Bowls, hosted Olympic coverage from the London, Sochi and Pyeongchang games, and reported from multiple World Series, NBA, and NHL championships. Laura graduated from the University of Kansas with a degree in Journalism. She now proudly sits on the Board of Trustees of the University of Kansas William Allen White

Journalism School and is on the advisory board of the Los Angeles Sports & Entertainment Commission.