Executive Director, Internet Society Foundation
Sarah Armstrong is the Executive Director for the Internet Society Foundation. Over the course of her career, her work has spanned non-profit, humanitarian and international development contexts both in the United States and overseas.
Her previous position was with Abt Associates where she directed the Marketing Communications department and was responsible for strategy, operations and program management for the communications, marketing and business development functions.
Before joining Abt, Sarah worked as The United States Agency for International Development’s Director of Outreach and Communications in Juba, South Sudan. It was at that time that South Sudan was becoming a new nation. She has also been a consultant to various non-profits and has directed successful programs for a wide range of organizations including AARP; the American Red Cross; and clients of Porter Novelli, an international public relations firm.
In 2004, Sarah established A Brighter Tomorrow for Africa Foundation (BTA), a non-profit dedicated to improving the lives of women and children in Sierra Leone, West Africa through the financial support of small, community-based organizations.
Sarah is the recipient of the Humanitarian Leadership Award, awarded by the National Organization of Sierra Leoneans of North America, and has travelled and worked extensively in the developing world.