Sarah Haacke Byrd
As Executive Director, Sarah is responsible for building strategy and scale around WMM’s mission for greater impact in gender equality. For two decades, Sarah has been building, guiding, and leading non-profit organizations in Boston, Washington, D.C., and New York. She most recently served as Managing Director of the Joyful Heart Foundation leading the strategy to mandate the testing of rape kits nationwide. Sarah brings extensive experience in financial and operational management, strategy, fundraising, and external affairs to WMM. She shares a deep personal commitment to our space and has been described as a “joyful warrior” going to battle for women and girls every day. Sarah is a graduate of the University of Minnesota and holds a Masters in Positive Organizational Development from Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University.