Sara Federlein, Associate Director – Foundations

Sara Federlein, Associate Director – Foundations

Sara has sixteen years experience in nonprofit development, administration, planning and outreach together with a strong interest in the intersection of social issues and visual media. She oversees a foundation giving program which has grown fourfold since she began in 2003, and plays a key role in messaging the organization’s programs and vision to external audiences.


Prior to WITNESS, Sara worked on socially-driven photography books and exhibitions at the Aperture Foundation, including Sebastião Salgado’s “Migrations” project at the United Nations, and previously on community development at the Community Service Society of New York. She received a BA in English from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and speaks English and proficient French.




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