Orit Ostrowiak, M.A., is an international trainer, coach and speaker. She builds leaders across genders, cultures and generations.

Areas of Expertise

  • Developing Next Generation Leaders 
  • Strength-Based Leadership Across Teams
  • Effective Cross-Cultural Communication

As a former professor of World History at Mira Costa College, Orit understands the importance of awareness around gender, culture, and generation in today’s communication landscape. International Impact: Having trained thousands of professionals worldwide and coached clients internationally for over two decades, Orit’s span reaches across many continents, including countries like Australia, the United States, Canada, Costa Rica, The Netherlands, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, and South Africa. Her commitment to developing emerging talent is evident, as she works tirelessly to make the world a better place through training, coaching and mentoring. 

In the dynamic world of leadership development, Orit Ostrowiak stands out as a beacon of expertise, guiding emerging leaders towards excellence. Connect with Orit to unlock your leadership potential, foster work-life balance, and enhance cross-cultural communication within your team. Your journey to leadership excellence begins here. 

She has trained thousands of professionals all over the world and has personally coached clients internationally for over two decades from: Australia, the United States, Canada, Costa Rica, The Netherlands, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, South Africa. Orit is the author of the O2 Effect Report. She also works with emerging leaders and is determined to develop emerging talent to make the world better.

For Fun

Beyond her professional achievements, Orit plays both tennis and pickleball competitively. She is also a yoga enthusiast and loves to hike in her new home state, Colorado. She was so excited about Colorado, that she got her real estate license there after she moved from California.

Rotary Coronado Programs Chair with world famous surfer Shaun Tomson
Orit leading a Rotary group to South Africa on a volunteer mission May 2018
Serving Tennis Women co-founder: meeting John McEnroe 2023

Community Impact

Orit is the co-founder of Serving Tennis Women, a nonprofit she created with Christy Loehr. The goal is to elevate the mental game of adult-learner tennis players, foster friendships across levels and to build community.

Orit also was actively involved in the Coronado Rotary Club as the International Director and former Program Chair. In addition, she coached and trained high school students to compete in the District Public Speaking competitions, where her “kids” had great success. Orit also led a Coronado Rotary group to South Africa in 2018, where they volunteered at the Missionvale Care Center, and explored the country’s history and beautiful geography.

Partial Client List

Orit Ostrowiak’s impact extends to renowned organizations such as Aetna Insurance, FEMA, Cadence Travel, Hulamin, Illumina, Price Smart, Red Cross,  Teachers Retirement System of Texas, The Medical Society of San Diego, The Salk Institute, U.S. Border Patrol, and U.S. Marines.