Prior to joining MedServe, Sara led the Alumni Impact work for Teach For America - Eastern North Carolina. Preceding TFA, Sara served as Community Liaison with NC STEM Community Collaborative where she worked with communities throughout North Carolina to design innovative solutions to address STEM education and workforce development challenges. Sara taught elementary school in both Charlotte and Chapel Hill, North Carolina and served as the Personnel Director for YMCA Camp Cheerio in Roaring Gap, NC during which time she worked with young adults in leadership development. She also has served as the Director of Development at the Public School Forum of North Carolina, an education/public policy think tank.
Sara holds an undergraduate degree in Elementary Education and Art History from Wake Forest University and a graduate degree in Developmental Psychology from Columbia University Teachers College.
Sara enjoys gardening and traveling. She also loves a good book and live music!