Sara Capra, Co-Founder of Orate

Sara Capra is co-founder of Orate, an online marketplace where event organizers and public speakers can more easily find one another. A recent graduate of the Startup Factory accelerator program, and the winner of Washington D.C.’s 2014 Startup Weekend, Orate helps event organizers find the perfect speakers for their audiences and their budgets. An entrepreneur and advocate for helping individuals achieve their full potential, Sara previously worked in Global Partnerships at the United Nations Foundation, where she helped develop strategic partnerships for initiatives that support women & girls, global health, US-UN relations, and sustainability. She has volunteered in India and South Africa, helping empower women through job skills training, and in local communities. She has also supported entrepreneurial and professional development groups, such as Startup Weekend Denver, Millennial Week and Girls Health Ed, and served as a career mentor for Streetwise Partners.