In her role as Communications Manager, Sarah tells the stories of innovation and entrepreneurship happening across Duke and works to connect students, faculty, researchers, alumni, and community members to relevant information, programs, and resources. She collaborates with the I&E team and other Duke communicators to develop strategic communications for the university’s innovation and entrepreneurship activities and partnerships.

Sarah came to I&E from Duke’s Fuqua School of Business, where she worked with the global marketing team as the school’s brand manager. Prior to joining Duke, Sarah was a writer, editor, and marketing specialist for various publishing houses. She also served as Program Director for Austin Bat Cave (ABC), a nonprofit in Austin, Texas providing free in-school and extracurricular writing workshops to children and teens.

Sarah brings a passion for storytelling to her work, having earned an MFA in creative writing from Texas State University. She studied English and psychology at Rice University and creative writing at the University of East Anglia. She enjoys hiking and spending time with her husband and their son, and she’s a member of too many book clubs.