Sarah joined IWHC as Program Assistant in December 2012 and became Program Officer in September 2015. As part of the Advocacy and Policy Program, Sarah works to advance IWHC’s regional and global advocacy on sexual and reproductive health and rights, with a focus on the Sustainable Development Goals (2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development) and the 20-year reviews of the International Conference on Population and Development and the Fourth World Conference on Women.
Prior to joining IWHC, Sarah worked as a sexual and reproductive health youth advocate with Restless Development in rural Uganda. She has also worked as a domestic violence case manager with Safe Horizon (Brooklyn, NY) and as a community organizer for the New York City Alliance against Sexual Assault. Sarah also practices as a birth doula, a role she is deeply passionate about and which enriches her work at the policy level.
Sarah has a B.A. in Psychology from Macalester College (St. Paul, MN) and a Masters in Gender, Development and Globalization from the London School of Economics.