After going to Sierra Leone and seeing the aftermath of an 11 year civil war she co-founded Sierra Leone Rising, a non-profit to support the community.
After discovering that she was related to African royalty, a ruling Mende family in Sierra Leone and she was considered a mahaloi, Sarah co-founded the non-profit with her brother Hindo.
Her passion for education does not stop with Sierra Leone; as Director of Outreach at the Oakwood School in Los Angeles, Sarah works daily with middle and high school students.
In 2004 Sarah took the journey to Sierra Leone to meet her birth father and family and discovered she was considered a mahaloi, the child of a Paramount Chief, with the status of a princess.
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Sarah is a humanitarian and an author; a charismatic, energizing, and engaging speaker who delivers powerful and serious messages with warmth and humor.