Sarah is a Global Integrated Transport and Electric Mobility Research Associate for WRI's Ross Center for Sustainable Cities. Her work focuses on the electrification of bus fleets in the global south and the technical, economic, political and social factors associated with advancing electric mobility.

Sarah came to Washington, DC, from Tucson, Arizona, to pursue a degree in International Affairs with a concentration in International Environmental Studies at George Washington University. She completed her Masters' program in Geography in the spring of 2021 when she successfully defended her thesis about the privatization of public space and Business Improvement Districts (BIDs) in Washington, DC.

During her time in Washington DC, she worked at the Institute for Transportation and Development Policy, the George Washington Center for Real Estate and Urban Analysis, the Department of Justice's Environmental Crimes Division and the American Wind Energy Association.

She spent a summer working at the Department of Urban Planning and the Environment for a municipal government in Colombia and rode the metrocable in MedellĂ­n as many times as she could.