Sara Howard

Larkspur, CA

Passionate student of International Political and Global Affairs dedicated to non-profit service.


Why did you join the Rise Up Leadership Council?

To be part of a community of strong female leaders committed to changing the life trajectories of women and girls in the developing world and domestically. I was attracted to Rise Up’s mission, as well as its internal leadership and pragmatism.

What is your favorite way to contribute to the Leadership Council?

Providing my perspective and lessons learned from years of non-profit board experience and academic and professional background in international development. I also look forward to introducing others to Rise Up!

What has been your favorite Leadership Council experience?

While new to the Leadership Council, I’ve thoroughly enjoyed attending several of the Rise Up Breakfasts; it’s now an annual highlight!