Sara Stuart

Steering Committee

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Sara Stuart is an experienced fundraising and communications professional, and nonprofit executive. She joined The Opportunity Agenda staff for a year as Interim Chief of Staff, a temporary position. She has been the Director of Development and Communication at Equality Now, which works for the protection and promotion of the human rights of women and girls around the world.

Prior to this, Sara was the Director of Development and Communication at the Union Settlement Association, the oldest and largest social service provider in East Harlem. She has held similar positions at Citizens Union, a century old good government watchdog organization, and at Center for Community Alternatives, a leader in reducing reliance on incarceration.

From 1980 to 2002 at Communication for Change, she established pioneering participatory video projects in Asia, Africa and the Middle East which advanced local economic development, community health and the rights of women and girls.