Omayra is a sought-after bilingual speaker and panelist, as well as a skilled moderator and host. Throughout her career, she has interviewed business leaders, politicians, leading researchers, and successful community builders. Omayra has mastered the art of quickly articulating concise takeaways for the audience to remember. She has moderated and hosted dozens of events in Canada and across the world, including at the African Union Summit.
June 2020 – Moderator, Global SOGIESC Human Rights During COVID19, Pride Saskatoon & Dignity Network
May 2020 – Invited speaker, Heart to Heart: An Evening with Omayra Issa, Truly Alive Youth and Family Foundation
May 2020 – Invited speaker, African Media, the Diaspora Point of View: An interview with Dami Adeniyi
February 2020 – Moderator, Massimadi Film Festival: LGBTQ Asylum Seekers in Canada
February 2020 – Keynote speaker, Black History Month in Saskatoon
November 2019 – In conversation with Annahid Dashtgard.
October 2019 – Panelist, Conference: French media in all its forms, Sainte-Anne University, Nova Scotia
June 2019 – Moderator, Energy in Africa: past, present and future, African Union Summit, Niamey in Niger
June 2019 – Moderator, Esperanza Symposium, Saskatoon
June 2019 – Moderator, Conference: Spark Your Pride: Sharing Our Stories, Celebrating Our Lives, Western Development Museum, Saskatoon
July 2018 – Host, 2018 InterPride Gala
June 2018 – Host, Saskatoon Pride Festival
April 2018 – Judge at the Provincial Final of Concours d’art oratoire by Canadian Parents for French