Founder & Managing Director, Global Change Network - Founding Member, ICRW Circle of Ambassadors UK
Sara Cerrell brings two decades of political, private sector and nonprofit experience to her clients at Global Change Network (GCN), a social impact consultancy. Her work has focused on international development with an emphasis on global health and women’s empowerment. She has created strategies, developed partnerships and managed campaigns for organizations and companies such as the International Center for Research on Women (ICRW), Marie Stopes International and Gap Inc.
Before founding GCN in 2008, Sara was VP at DDB Issues & Advocacy, a social sector practice that was part of DDB Worldwide. There, she served as strategy director, overseeing award-winning initiatives for international clients.
Sara’s career began in The White House as an aide to First Lady Hillary Clinton. She traveled to more than 20 countries on behalf of Mrs. Clinton during the time when she first began putting women’s empowerment on the international agenda. Additionally, Sara worked on the 1992 and 1996 U.S. presidential campaigns.
Sara is a founding member of ICRW Circle of Ambassadors UK. She also serves on the boards of the US-UK Fulbright Commission, 1000 Days, and Global Impact UK.