Sara D. Wilson first joined The Hunger Project in 2010 and served as Event Support, Communications Associate and Communications and New Media Officer before transitioning into a consultancy role in 2014. During her initial tenure with THP, she developed the organization’s first comprehensive social media strategy and coordinated the youth delegation to the World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates in Warsaw, Poland and Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Sara returned full-time to The Hunger Project as Senior Manager of Global Communications in 2018 and now serves as the Associate Director of Global Communications. In her role, she manages external and internal communications for the organization, with the goal of enhancing visibility, generating awareness and advocacy activities, and supporting internal collaboration on a global scale.
Prior to joining The Hunger Project, Sara served in a number of international organizations with the express purpose of facilitating globally-minded civic action. Her career has included positions at the UN’s Institute for International Education (Fulbright student support), Environment New York (fundraising and activism coordination), George Mason University (South Asian and UAE student recruitment) and ProjectExplorer (web design and curriculum development).
Sara first came to the field of international development following an extended posting in Northern Thailand—where she developed primary school and university curriculum for schools in regions experiencing civic unrest—but has served in a number of private sector capacities as well. Most recently, she held the position of Senior Manager of Account Management at CVS Health, where she managed a team of Account Managers and led B2C messaging and business prioritization initiatives. Additionally, during her time as a private Communications Consultant, Sara served as an event producer for a number of educational and entertainment organizations.
Sara has her B.A. in International Conflict Resolution & Gender Dynamics from George Mason University and completed supplemental studies with the Consortium of Universities of the Washington Metropolitan Area.