Sarah Sadowski, MA

Project Director, NH Leadership Series (NHLS)

Education

  • M.A., International Development and Social Change, Clark University, 2008  
  • B.A., History and English, University of New Hampshire, 2002  

Professional Background

Sarah joined the Institute on Disability at the University of New Hampshire in 2021 where she serves as the Project Director of the New Hampshire Leadership Series (NHLS). Prior to joining the IOD, Sarah was the Community Engagement Director at New Futures where she ran a training program for advocates on behavioral health issues. She co-founded the consulting firm Kids First and has secured over $1.3 million for New Hampshire nonprofits in state, federal, and philanthropic funds. Sarah has experience advocating for early education, afterschool programs, and family-friendly economic policies with the goal of creating equity of opportunity with an intersectional lens. She has worked on issue-based campaigns through two presidential campaign cycles, worked to pass bi-partisan legislation at the state-level, and has executive leadership experience running small nonprofits. She was awarded a Social Change Fellowship at Clark University where her work focused on the relationship between the state and the nonprofit sector. Sarah served in the Peace Corps in Bulgaria and is a 2017 alumna of the New Hampshire Leadership Series.

Projects

The New Hampshire Leadership Series has been supporting and challenging NH self-advocates and family members to further develop, strengthen and utilize their leadership skills since 1988. With 1000 graduates, we are a state that is strong on leadership and advocacy that is initiated and driven by our leadership graduates.

Sarah is a woman with shoulder length straight dark blond hair
Phone: 
603-862-4320
Institute on Disability
57 Regional Drive, Unit 8
Concord, NH 03301