Sara works to develop and sustain engagement and partnerships with organizations and individuals in the community to assess needs, convene and connect stakeholders and to provide a bridge to facilitate connections between the social sector and the University of Michigan.
Sara began working at Ginsberg in 2013 and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communities & Social Justice from the University of Michigan and a Master of Education from Harvard University where she focused on the risk and protective influences impacting youth.
Sara stays busy as a mom of two, however in her free time she enjoys gardening , reading, and volunteering at her son’s school. She also works with fellow adoptive parents to plan an annual Ethiopian heritage camp.
What do you love most about working at the Ginsberg Center?
“I love helping support the community. I enjoy making positive connections between University of Michigan and community partners.”
What is one piece of advice you wish you had when you were in college?
“Don’t feel like you have to have it all figured out.”
What Sara's colleagues are saying:
“Sara is so passionate about her job and it shows. She's always thinking of innovative ideas about how she can make the opportunities for her volunteers more enjoyable while also making sure that everyone is learning.”
“Sara always keeps us focused and on-track. She asks critical questions that move us forward with depth and purpose. She is a caring coworker!”