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Sara Sherizen

Portfolio Director, US Programs

Sara manages a portfolio of U.S.-based grants in the areas of college access and success. She identifies and collaborates with organizations that increase the number of low-income students who graduate from high school college-ready, enroll in college and/or graduate from college with a bachelor’s degree.

Prior to joining the Foundation in 2017, Sara spent more than a decade working in programs and grantmaking at several non-profits and foundations, including the Robin Hood Foundation, Schusterman Family Foundation, Notley Fund and International AIDS Vaccine Initiative. Sara got her career start working in business management consulting at Hill & Knowlton Strategies, formerly Public Strategies, Inc. Sara holds a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Emory University.