Sara Ascher is a Senior Project Manager for the Climate Action Team, she is helping to build better systems for knowledge sharing, communication and collaborative teamwork to assist in reaching the Climate team's and WRI's mission and goals.

Sara is an ordained clergy person in the Unitarian Universalist tradition. Prior to coming to she WRI served as a congregational minister and then as the Executive Director of the International Council of Unitarians & Universalists. Her multicultural and intercultural program development, team leadership, and project management provide a solid foundation for her work at WRI.

Sara holds a Masters of Divinity from Andover Newton Theological School at Yale Divinity School and a second Masters in Global Affairs from The Fletcher School at Tufts University.

She lives outside of Boston, Massachusetts with her spouse, David, and cat Scribble.