BOSTON, MA—February 21, 2019—IHRSA, the International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association announced that the 10th Annual IHRSA Women’s Leadership Summit, to be held on Wednesday, March 13, during IHRSA 2019, will feature a presentation by Sarah Moshman, Emmy Award-winning documentary filmmaker and TEDx speaker.

Moshman, who believes in the power of cinema to change the world, is dedicated to shining a light on stories that inspire women. She has directed The Empowerment Project: Ordinary Women Doing Extraordinary Things, a documentary that spotlights eight positive and powerful women leaders across a variety of lifestyles and industries, and Losing Sight of Shore, which follows the incredible journey of four women who rowed across the Pacific Ocean.

During her presentation, "Be the Hero of Your Own Story," Moshman will engage, entertain and inspire the crowd, and create an atmosphere that encourages networking and goal sharing amongst attendees.

“IHRSA is proud to continue leading the way in bringing together women in the fitness industry from around the globe. This will be our tenth year hosting the IHRSA Women’s Leadership Summit during our annual international convention and trade show, and we’re thrilled to be joined by Sarah Moshman and her empowering message,” said Anita Horne Lawlor, IHRSA chief operating officer.

The 10th Annual IHRSA Women’s Leadership Summit will take place on Wednesday, March 13, from 1 p.m.-3 and is sponsored by Club Automation + CSI Spectrum. In order to attend this event, you must be registered for a convention education pass that includes Wednesday. Visit for more details on how to register.


IHRSA, the International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association, is a not-for-profit trade association representing health and fitness facilities, gyms, spas, sports clubs, and suppliers worldwide. IHRSA and its members are dedicated to making the world healthier through regular exercise and activity promotion. IHRSA's events provide a vast array of speakers on business and corporate culture, instructional sessions on all aspects of succeeding in the health club industry, social events to mix and mingle with peers, and the most spectacular trade shows in the industry.

About IHRSA 2019

IHRSA 2019, IHRSA’s 38th Annual International Convention & Trade Show, will take place at the San Diego Convention Center, March 13-16, 2019. If you are a confirmed member of the media, please complete this survey to register for press credentials.