Sarah Parish is Chief of Staff at Last Mile Health. In this role, she supports the Chief Executive Officer in the management and growth of organizational operations and strategy to strengthen community health systems. Sarah first worked with Last Mile Health from 2014 to 2016, serving as Grants Manager and Deputy Program Director in Liberia, where she oversaw fundraising and grant activities during the Ebola crisis and supported the successful execution of the organization’s program strategy.
Sarah has over twelve years of experience managing fundraising efforts and strategic initiatives for development and public health programs across Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the US. Most recently, she worked as Director of Planning & Development for ICAP at Columbia University, leading efforts to secure diverse funding streams in support of their mission to transform the health of populations through innovation, research, and global collaboration. Sarah holds a BA in Foreign Languages and International Affairs from the University of Puget Sound and an MA in Rural Development from the University of East Anglia in the UK.