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Public Speaking

Saira is an established public speaker with 20+ years of experience speaking to audiences as small as 10-20, up to 20,000+. She is a passionate, enthusiastic story teller who engages her audience from start to finish! Whatever the topic, you can expect Saira to deliver a stirring presentation that will keep your audience engaged, invested and captivated till the last word. See below for upcoming events, and reach out to learn more about having Saira speak to your teams. 

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Event Types

Company Retreats 


Professional Conferences

Networking Events

Conferences for Women


New Managers/Leaders

Research Administrators

Women in Leadership

Small Business Owners



Saira is a phenomenal and inspiring speaker in the field of research administration. Saira's passion for the subject matter is contagious. I left her lecture with an energy to grow and chase my dreams. I definitely recommend Saira as an expert in the field as well as engaging and passionate speaker.


I had the awesome opportunity of attending a conference where Saira delivered an insightful and engaging presentation related to a variety of ways, we can contribute to research administration. Her passion and dedication were evident throughout the presentation.
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Upcoming Events

03/18 – Honolulu, HI – FRA – Reconciliations – An RAs Crystal Ball

03/19 – Honolulu, HI – FRA – Post Award Crisis Management

03/21 – Honolulu, HI – PRA – Revisiting Research Administration from a New Lens

05/07 – Portland, ME - NCURA Region 1 - Crisis Crusaders: The Heroes of Post-Award Cleanup

05/08 – Portland, ME - NCURA Region 1 - Managing NRSA Training Grants

08/06 – Washington, DC – NCURA Annual Conference – From Crisis to Clarity - A Post Award Journey

08/06 – Washington, DC – NCURA Annual Conference – Bridging the Gap: Strategies for Sustaining the Research Administration Talent Pool

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