Sarah is a former journalist and a long-time strategic advisor in the fields of refugee and women’s rights. Sarah is vice-chair of the board of trustees of Johns Hopkins University; and former Chair of the Board of Advisors of the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (JHU-SAIS), where she and others built SAIS Women Lead. As co-Chair of the International Rescue Committee (IRC) from 2010-2016, Sarah has traveled frequently to visit programs assisting the displaced. She also serves currently on IRC’s Board of Advisors, on the board of the International Center for Transitional Justice (ICTJ), and the board of the Louis and Nancy Hatch Dupree Foundation for the Afghanistan Center at Kabul University. She is a former Director of America Media, the leading provider of editorial content for thinking Catholics.