Sarah Yanayork Nathaniel

Executive Director, Sarah Nathaniel Snart Foundation | Nigeria

Sarah Nathaniel Yanayork is a legal practitioner and an advocate for social change. She is the co-founder of Sarah Nathaniel Snart Foundation, which works to create better social spaces that promote the inclusion of vulnerable persons in her community, particularly children, women, girls, youths, and persons living with disabilities (PWDs), by building their capacities, facilitating their inclusion in local governance and decision making, and reducing discrimination. Her soft skills include empathy, teamwork, leadership, problem solving, and communication.

Her leadership and work have gained her an honorary award of excellence from the Southern Kaduna Youths, a recognition award by The Learnaholics Academy (TLA) Africa as one of the TLA-SDGs 30 under 30 winners 2021, and a recognition by Courtroom Mail 100 (SHID) Africa’s influential women in the Legal Profession 2022.

Rise Up Cohort: Nigeria 2022