Member Since 2021
Sara leads Cara Collective’s national expansion arm, Cara Plus, where she drives growth, strategic partnerships, and impact to help Fortune 500 companies and non-profits drive more inclusive employment pathways around the country. Prior to Cara Collective, Sara spent 12 years managing, measuring, and scaling programs across the social sector in Nigeria, Kenya, Zambia, and the Democratic Republic of Congo, and as a social impact strategy and measurement consultant for organizations like the Canadian Federal Government, City of Chicago, Google.org, TD Bank, and YouTube. Sara serves on the Executive Board of Spark and as a graduate mentor at the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy. She holds a BA from Boston University and an MPP from the University of Chicago.
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For 30 years, Cara Collective has moved people with employment barriers – 90% of whom are Black or Latinx – into 12,500+ jobs with 1,000+ employers at retention rates 20 points higher than the national average. Leveraging our expertise working with thousands of job seekers and employers, our team of strategy, change management, and measurement consultants specializes in helping employers to attract, hire, and cultivate diverse, untapped talent from nearby communities.
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