As senior technical advisor for the FP/RH department, Sarah provides insight and guidance to country platforms for improving family planning service delivery and represents PSI’s technical learnings within the wider global health community, including on behalf of the Support for International Family Planning Organizations 2 (SIFPO2) Program, funded by USAID.
Before joining PSI in 2017, Sarah spent seven years with Marie Stopes International in family planning technical advisory and program management roles, where among other responsibilities Sarah helped shape organizational best practice on mobile models of service delivery, healthcare voucher programs, and social franchising of private health providers. She has published peer reviewed and technical manuals on a range of topics related to delivering high quality, convenient, and equitable services to the women and families who need them. Sarah started her career in humanitarian aid with Direct Relief International programming public-private partnerships between healthcare companies and local governments and NGOs in sub-Saharan Africa and on the Asian tsunami response. She led projects that ranged from capacity building laboratory technicians in Ghana with a leading American diagnostics company to rebuilding critical primary care healthcare infrastructure in tsunami-affected and conflict-affected eastern Sri Lanka. Sarah holds a Master’s Degree from the London School of Economics and a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of California, Santa Barbara.