Director of Partnerships, leads the StartUP! Competition and the licensing program (HICT) at QEDC. She found her way into economic development field after earning her stripes in marketing and program development roles at a startup accelerator in Pittsburgh. She is passionately helping and supporting female, minority and immigrant small business and startup founders to make their dreams come true. Sarah has a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from the University of Pittsburgh. She loves to connect with people from different cultures through food, books and yoga and she is a firm believer that every New Yorker has their own story to tell.