Public Affairs Intern, United Nations Foundation
Sarah Wade joined the United Nations Foundation in January 2013 as a Public Affairs Media Intern. Prior to joining our team, Sarah worked as an editorial intern for SmartBrief, where she produced content for a variety of newsletters in the nonprofit, business, marketing and energy sectors. She also served as a corps member of City Year Greater Philadelphia, where she tutored students in an urban high school and worked with other local nonprofits to create new service and learning opportunities for the students. Sarah earned Master of Arts in English from the University of Pennsylvania and her Bachelor of Arts in English and Spanish from the University of Virginia.
Fun fact about Sarah: She enjoys drawing – especially people and animals.
Blog Posts by Sarah Wade
Chicago Teen Takes Action for Girls Worldwide
Martha, who just graduated from Chicago Tech Academy High School in Chicago, Illinois, has served as a Teen Advisor for Girl Up over the past year. Teen Advisors are public advocates for the campaign and offer their ideas and feedback on its activities.
August 8, 2013
What We’re Reading
The news doesn’t slow down for the summer, and July has been no exception. Here are some of the stories we are reading this week.
July 26, 2013
5 Reasons You Should Care About Girls’ Education
The past year has been a big one for girls’ education: from the tragic shooting and inspiring recovery of Pakistani teenager Malala Yousafzai to the release of Girl Rising by famed documentary filmmaker Richard Robbins...
July 8, 2013
Forced to Flee: The Stories behind the Statistics
Today, there are more than 45 million people around the world who have fled their homes due to war or persecution. Behind this sobering statistic lie the stories of real people – mothers and fathers, sisters and brothers, grandparents and infants whose political and social safety nets have suddenly disappeared and who have been forced to leave their homes...
June 19, 2013
How $27 changed the world
Today, UN Foundation Board member Muhammad Yunus is at the U.S. Capitol to receive the highest honor Congress can give an individual person: a Congressional Gold Medal.
April 17, 2013
Coming Together for Haiti
On January 12, 2010, a massive earthquake struck Haiti, killing more than 300,000 people and leaving more than one million homeless. With support from millions of individuals around the world, a host of institutions and organizations -- the UN and the UN Foundation among them -- reached out to help the Haitian government with the difficult process of recovering and rebuilding.
January 11, 2013