Sara Stuart joined Equality Now in April 2016. Previously, she was Director of Development and Communications for: Union Settlement - the oldest and largest social service organization in East Harlem, New York; Citizens Union; and the Center for Community Alternatives. From 1985 to 2002, Sara headed Communication for Change, where she led participatory communications projects in Asia, Africa and the Middle East focused on community development, health education and human rights. Sara holds a B.A. in Music from Brown University.
Sara believes that until women and girls are equal to men and boys, we are all diminished. She is inspired by Equality Now’s work using the law and advocacy to create a foundation for achieving equality.
Sara is inspired by Michaela Walsh, who founded Women’s World Banking, the first global women’s financial institution. Her favorite quote is by Bella Abzug, roughly it goes, “Women want their share; they want what is fair, they want half!” Alongside spearheading fundraising and communication strategies, Sara enjoys biking, swimming and music.