The Asia Foundation
Sarah is passionate about women’s empowerment, diversity and inclusion. She is currently a Senior Advisor at The Asia Foundation in Singapore, where she manages and works across programs and projects. She serves as a liaison for country offices, San Francisco and Washington, DC for regional programming, events and study tours that come to Singapore. Her efforts have expanded and deepened the Foundation’s institutional relationships with corporate partners, family foundations, academic institutions, think tanks, embassies and leading hotel brands. She also serves in a dual capacity as Give2Asia’s country advisor for Singapore, primarily entrusted with managing the grants made by US corporate and individual donors to Singapore nonprofit organisations and charities. She handles the end-to-end grantee stewardship and management, due diligence and impact reporting; working closely with the grantees and providing them with access to donor funding and philanthropic services. Prior to moving to Singapore in 2015, Sarah lived in Australia for 3 years. She served as the COO of The Funding Network Australia, a live-crowdfunding nonprofit based in Sydney. She has also held many other roles at banks and tech startups in San Francisco and Washington DC.