Carlota Vizmanos

Sports Anchor - Telemundo Deportes

Carlota Vizmanos is the Lead Premier League Host for all Telemundo Deportes coverage, including the pre- and post-match shows La Liga Premier: Extra and 3er Tiempo, since the 2022/23 Premier League season.

Vizmanos has worked on various sports properties for Telemundo Deportes, including the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup, Copa Libertadores in Madrid, the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar and the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup in Australia and New Zealand. Her role is highlighted by her main position as the lead host for Premier League coverage which averages 14 programming hours a week across the network linear platforms and streaming service Peacock, but her duties expand across Telemundo Deportes’ roster of premier global events, including the 2024 Olympics in Paris.


Annie Reid

Director of Strategic Partnerships and Business, USWNTPA

Annie Reid joined the U.S. Women’s National Team Players Association in 2021 as the Director of Strategic Partnerships and Business. In her role she oversees the Group Licensing rights of the players and manages partner relationships for the union. In 2019 she led an integrated marketing campaign rooted in Equal Pay that featured a sponsorship and licensing program with the USWNTPA that resulted in 4 billion impressions worldwide.

Hafsa Kamara

Manager, HighlightHER Brand Strategy
WBD Sports

Hafsa Kamara is a track and field Olympian representing Sierra Leone and the Brand Manager of HighlightHER, a women’s sports culture platform powered by Bleacher Report and House of Highlights. As she embarks towards competing at her second Olympic Games in Paris 2024, Hafsa is devoted to showing girls everywhere that as long as you believe it, you can be it.

Gisela Moreno

Senior Coordinator, Media - U.S. Soccer

Gisela Moreno is a Florida-native who moved to Chicago back in 2019. As a first-gen Mexican, her love for sports began with supporting and watching her favorite Liga MX team, Club America. Gisela began working at U.S. Soccer Federation in 2020, first in the HR department and ultimately moving within the organization to help create the foundation in the newly formed Media department. She now supports broadcast operations for all senior national team events along with managing any incoming licensing requests and revenue. In 2023, Gisela was recognized as a member of the “30 Under 30” by the Publicity Club of Chicago.

Erika Mariscal

Senior Digital Content Producer - Chicago Fire FC

Erika Mariscal, a Senior Digital Content Producer for the Chicago Fire FC, is a young creative whose vision is raising the standard of how to create content and build a brand that resonates with the Hispanic and Latine communities in the fútbol ecosystem. Born and raised in Mexico City, she started playing the beautiful game of football when she was 6 years old, and hasn’t stopped since. For over a decade, she’s been influencing her community as a graphic designer and filmmaker, producing visual narratives. She has collaborated with renowned teams and brands worldwide, such as Chelsea FC, BVB, Adidas, the Mexican Football Federation, among others.


Sanja Komljenovic

CEO / ECD / Founder of ONA Creative

Sanja is the CEO and Founder of ONA Creative. “Ona” means “her” in Bosnian, and as a woman-driven brand and creative agency, they proudly work with mission-driven companies around purpose-driven work serving women, sports, and culture. Sanja began her career in digital with the Los Angeles Clippers and as Global Digital Marketing lead for Nike Basketball. After working her way up at each brand, succeeding in a male-dominated industry became less important. Post-Nike, she brought her vision to life. Her ultimate goal is to offer opportunity to those who’ve been denied the chance to explore their talents.

Andrea Fairchild

SVP, Global Sponsorship Strategy - VISA

Andrea Fairchild joined VISA in 2021 as the SVP, Global Sponsorship Strategy where she is responsible for leading Visa’s global sponsorship portfolio and activity to deliver VISA’s brand, product and client objectives. Prior to VISA, she played a key role in brand building for elite athletes at The Players’ Tribune. At Kobe Inc., Fairchild led the efforts to grow a global multi-media company aimed at using sports stories to inspire and educate young athletes. With over five years at Gatorade, she expanded its global presence and identified innovation opportunities. Earlier, during a decade at Nike, she drove global growth for the Women’s category across various functions.

Romina Rosado

EVP and General Manager, Hispanic Streaming NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises

Romina Rosado is the Executive Vice President and General Manager of Hispanic Streaming for NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises. In this newly created division Rosado is responsible for developing, producing and programming a robust content slate to super charge the growth of Latinos on Peacock, including the upcoming Tplus content brand, and across all Telemundo and NBCUniversal streaming platforms. Rosado leads cross-company efforts and collaborates with Peacock’s leadership in the development of the service’s Latino content to effectively target and connect with the full spectrum of Hispanics. She reports to Beau Ferrari, Chairman, NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises.

Jennifer Dill

VP, Brand Strategy & Partnerships, Women's Sports
TNT Sports

Jennifer Dill leads all women sports ventures across TNT Sports, setting the overarching strategy, devising specific tactics, and leading the execution plan across all applicable brands, league properties, and platforms. Prior to this role, she oversaw TNT Sports' gaming vertical including the ELEAGUE and B/R Gaming brands. In addition, she has more than a decade of media planning & strategy experience, working across a variety of top-tier cable brands including CNN, TNT, tbs, Cartoon Network, A+E, History, & the Discovery portfolio. Dill was named among Cynopsis' Top Women in Sports in 2019 and Top Women in Media in 2020, and graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Minnesota and holds a MBA from Georgia Tech's Scheller College of Business.

PANEL 3 - Fireside Chat with Former USWNT Players

Rachel Buehler Van Hollebeke, MD

Former Women’s National Team Player
Two-time Gold Medalist
Family Physician

Rachel is a two-time gold medalist who played for the Women’s National Team for 8 years and over 100 games. In 2015 she retired from soccer to pursue a lifelong dream of becoming a doctor. She is now a practicing Family Medicine Physician in San Diego, CA where she lives with her husband Bobby and two daughters Leona (5.5) and Claire (1.5).

Rachel Buehler Van Hollebeke grew up in San Diego, CA. She attended Stanford University where she studied Human Biology and played soccer on the varsity team. She always wanted to become a doctor and planned on entering medical school after college. However, upon graduating from Stanford, she had an opportunity with the Women’s National Team and professional soccer soon became her career.

She had the incredible honor of representing the USA at the 2008 Beijing and 2012 London Olympics. She was also a member of the 2011 Women’s World Cup Team. Rachel played on several professional teams in the WPS and NWSL, winning championships with the FC Gold Pride in 2010 and Portland Thorns in 2013. Rachel’s tough playing style and crunching tackles earned her the nickname “The Buehldozer” during her playing career.

Lorrie Fair Allen

Former Women’s National Team Player
1999 World Cup Champion, Gold and Silver Olympic Medalist
Chief Program Director, Charlize Theron Africa Outreach Project

Lorrie Fair Allen was the youngest member of the USWNT 1999 World Cup squad. Over the span of her career, she was a World Cup champion, and Olympic Gold and Silver medalist. She retired from international play in 2009, focusing her energy on social justice, equity, and inclusion.

Lorrie has been an athlete ambassador for Right To Play and Show Racism the Red Card, and has worked with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. As Sport Envoy for the U.S. State Department since 2008, she runs sports diplomacy programs globally to support the U.S. mission abroad in conflict resolution, the empowerment of women and girls, and access to education. She has been to 13 countries as an Envoy, including Iraq, Afghanistan, Myanmar, Venezuela, Kyrgyzstan, Algeria, and most recently Brunei.

Currently, Lorrie is the Chief Program Director of the Charlize Theron Africa Outreach Project (CTAOP), a foundation that invests in and advances the health and safety of youth in Southern Africa. She oversees CTAOP’s strategic learning and impact, and has been instrumental in supporting those closest to the challenges and creating opportunities to bring community voices into broader arenas.

Lorrie lives in Southern California with her partner and two children. She is a founding investor of Angel City Football Club, a self-professed foodie, avid cruciverbalist, Star Wars junkie, and loyal AC Milan supporter.

Dr. Sara Whalen Hess

Former Women's National Team Player
1999 World Cup Champion, Olympic Silver Medalist

Dr. Sara Whalen Hess grew up as a soccer prodigy who succeeded on the world stage as part of the U.S. National Team’s historic victory over China at the 1999 FIFA World Cup championship. She also won a silver medal at the 2000 Olympic games, played in Sydney Australia.

Sara, along with her ’99 Women’s world cup teammates, pioneered the first paid professional women’s soccer league as a founding player of the WUSA, the Women’s United Soccer Association in 2001, where she played for the NY Power.

In 2002, at the age of 26, she suffered a traumatic career-ending injury while playing in a professional match with the Power. While the injury would bring an immediate and unexpected end to her soccer career – carrying with it much of her identity – Sara rediscovered herself in her second career.

As a licensed psychologist and cognitive-behavior therapist, Sara now leverages her background as an elite athlete with her professional expertise in psychology and personal recovery to help athletes overcome their own serious hurdles.

She is actively engaged in the areas of sport and mental health, through her practice and as a speaker. She has helped develop mental health programs in schools and provides consultations for school staff. Dr. Hess gives talks on topics such as anxiety, personal identity, sport performance and resiliency.