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Sarah is currently Assistant to the Chairman, President and CEO of AGCO Corporation and Liaison to its Board of Directors. She was project lead and a founding team member of Africa’s first-ever junior management agribusiness training program, the AGCO Agribusiness Qualification (AAQ), which launched at Strathmore Business School in Nairobi, Kenya in March 2018. The first cohort of 20 students graduated in December 2019, creating the next generation of leaders for AGCO’s Africa Organization.
Prior to her role at AGCO, she was the development director of Covenant Community, Inc., a non-profit organization and life stabilization program serving homeless men suffering from substance abuse. Her international work includes serving as a liaison officer for the London 2012 Olympic Games and assisting with the establishment of a computer lab and libraries at Thika School for the Visually Impaired in Kenya. She was also the Chairwoman for the World Affairs Council of Atlanta’s Young Leaders from 2015-2017.
Sarah has been actively involved in Clark Atlanta University’s Nelson Mandela Washington Fellowship since its inception in 2014. She previously served on the Kenya-based boards Amani Empowerment Foundation, The BridgeAfrica and inAble.
She holds a bachelor’s degree in International Relations from Agnes Scott College. She is fluent in English and proficient in German and Spanish.