Sabrina Jalees

Sabrina will deliver a talk and take Q&A in Burridge Gym On April 6

Sabrina Jalees’s comedy has taken the world by storm. Opening for the likes of Russell Peters and a headliner comic in her own right, Sabrina never fails to draw laughter with her shoot-from-the-hip style. As a keynote speaker, Sabrina tells her personal story with sincerity and wit, relaying the message that when you own and embrace your individuality, you unlock the transformation from “embarrassed” to “empowered.”

Sabrina is well-known for her role on Much Music’s Video On Trial and as the former host of CBC Radio’s Laugh Out Loud with Sabrina Jalees. Currently, Sabrina is a writer on NBC’s Powerless, and has recently been a recurring guest on Comedy Central’s The Nightly Show With Larry Wilmore and the host of the weekly serial My Sexy Podcast.

As an actor, Sabrina has been seen in Mom at Sixteen, Flashpoint, System Crash, Plastic Makes Perfect and The A- List, and she also was a contender on Last Comic Standing. She also made her Comedy Central debut on Adam Devine’s House Party, and joined the cast of Transparent for a climatic role in the show’s third season.

Sabrina's Last Lecture will take place April 6 from 6:00pm - 7:30pm in Burridge Gym, Doors open at 5:30pm. This is a free event to all undergraduate students of McMaster University, but registration is required.  Please register via OSCARplus by following this link. The Last Lecture can be found under "Special Events".