Managing Director of Expansion & IntegrationCompany: Cara Collective
Role: Session Presenter
2022 Conference Session:
The Road Up
Sara Wasserteil leads Cara Collective’s national expansion arm, Cara Plus, where she drives growth, strategic partnerships, and impact to help businesses and nonprofits drive more inclusive employment pathways around the country.
Prior to Cara Collective, Sara spent 12 years managing, measuring, and scaling programs across the social sector in Nigeria, Kenya, Zambia, and the Democratic Republic of Congo, and as a social impact strategy and measurement consultant for organizations like the Canadian Federal Government, City of Chicago, Google.org, TD Bank, and YouTube.
She serves on the executive board of Spark and Fast Company magazine, and as a graduate mentor at the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy. Sara holds a BA from Boston University and an MPP from the University of Chicago.
Sara’s first job: “Selling cinnamon rolls and bagels at my parents’ bakery in Portland.”