Sarah was born in New York City but grew up in Raleigh, North Carolina. She received her B.A. in sociology from Elon University and her M.A. in higher and postsecondary education from Columbia University's Teachers College. Sarah is passionate about exploring how these two areas intersect, and loves discussing and learning about ideas around equity and education, particularly in urban areas. She loves to travel and spent time studying in Dublin, Ireland and India while in college, and also taught English in Thailand after college. In her free time, Sarah enjoys exploring New York's outer boroughs by bike, as well as reading, writing, running, doing yoga and winning Friends trivia.