Sarah Pieslak holds a Bachelors of Science in Chemical Engineering from the University of Notre Dame with a minor in Peace Studies. Prior to joining the GHS team, Sarah supported the development and publication of case studies at Princeton University’s Innovations for Successful Societies program to share policy best practices in resource-poor settings. She strongly believes that quality health care access is an essential prerequisite to tackling poverty and reducing inequality.
During her undergraduate years, Sarah focused on reducing the prevalence of waterborne illness in Latin America and the Caribbean. As a Kellogg International Scholar, she conducted research to improve toilet facilities in Leogane, Haiti, with a focus on participatory design methods to meet the needs of young women and girls. She also worked on grassroots projects to digitally alert Leogane citizens of public water source contamination and to improve water storage habits in rural Colombia through community leader training.Connect on LinkedIn