- Policy strategy
- Community engagement
- Collaboration and systems change
- Response to sexual exploitation and sex trafficking
Sarah has a Master’s Degree in Public Affairs from the Humphrey School at the University of Minnesota. Prior to coming to MNCASA, she spent over 15 years working with youth in crisis, including survivors of sexual exploitation. Her work at MNCASA has included helping communities in Minnesota to improve their awareness and response to sexual exploitation and trafficking, and providing training and technical assistance to Sexual Assault Response Teams across the U.S. as part of MNCASA’s Sexual Violence Justice Institute.
In her current role as Public Policy Manager, Sarah leads MNCASA’s policy work to advocate for change at the local, state, and national level. She works with members, victims/survivors, community stakeholders, and lawmakers to address issues affecting victims/survivors of sexual violence and fulfill the organization’s mission of driving transformative culture change.
Outside of work, Sarah enjoys spending time with friends and family, checking out new restaurants, and reading or listening to podcasts.