Sara Lopez helps facilitates relationships between the Peace Corps, other U.S. government agencies, international non-governmental organizations, and multilateral organizations.
Sara received a Master in Public Affairs from the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University in 2010, where she studied economics and public policy and received a certificate in urban policy.
Last summer, she interned with the Millennium Challenge Account in Tanzania, where she worked with the public outreach unit to establish procedures and policies for public affairs.
After her Peace Corps service, Sara stayed in El Salvador and worked as the Service-learning Coordinator for a private high school in San Salvador where she utilized Peace Corps and other organizations to introduce service to her students.
Sara graduated from Southwestern University in 2002 with a B.A. in Business and Spanish and is from Lorena, Texas.
About the Peace Corps
The Peace Corps traces its roots and mission to 1961, when then Senator John F. Kennedy challenged students at the University of Michigan to serve their country in the cause of peace by living and working in developing countries.
Since that time, more than 200,000 Peace Corps Volunteers have served in 139 host countries to work on issues ranging from AIDS education to information technology and environmental preservation.
Today's Peace Corps is more vital than ever, continuing to help countless individuals who want to build a better life for themselves, their children, and their communities.