Sarah Gentry

Program Officer @ Meridian

Sarah Gentry joined Meridian International Center's GlobalConnect division in 2015 as a Program Officer, where she designs and manages a variety of international education programs. Prior to joining Meridian, Sarah administered, and  developed and implemented measurement and evaluation strategies for, educational programs with the U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Department of State, and private sector clients in Eastern Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia, and Latin America. From 2012 to 2015, she administered and evaluated a professional development program with youth leaders from across Pakistan, as well as programs to promote higher education reform through curriculum development and technology advancement in Iraq and Kurdistan. Previously, at the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University, Sarah administered and evaluated educational programs in various countries in Latin America, such as an academic and internship program focused on conflict resolution, human rights, and democratic governance in Colombia. As a Peace Corps Volunteer in Ecuador, Sarah focused on community development projects ranging from improving early-childhood education to developing income-generating projects and community banks with educators, community leaders, and women's groups. Sarah has an MA in international education policy and a BA in economics, and speaks Spanish and Italian.