Sarah Peterson
Sarah has over 15 years of experience working with nonprofit organizations in a variety of capacities. For over a decade at the Near East Foundation, she supported work planning, reporting, and overall technical management of programs across the Middle East and Africa. She supported the development of proposals to US, EU, and UK funding agencies, as well as different United Nations programs and other international funders. Prior to her work with NEF, she worked with Aga Khan Foundation USA, and undertook internships with the Africa Program at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and the Social Development Center (Sokone, Senegal).


Sarah earned her Bachelor of Arts in International Studies, with a minor in French, from Macalester College and Master of Public Administration (focused on nonprofit management) and Master of Arts in International Relations degrees from the Maxwell School at Syracuse University.