Sarah Schneider

Program Officer @ Meridian

Sarah Schneider serves as a Program Officer in the Meridian Center for Global Leadership. She previously worked at Legacy International directing the Professional Fellows Program for economic empowerment, a two-way exchange program sponsored by the U.S. Department of State designed to build partnerships between emerging leaders committed to strengthening their communities through social entrepreneurship in the Middle East/North Africa and the United States. Prior to this, Sarah was posted for three years to the U.S. Embassy in Amman, Jordan as the Executive Assistant to the Defense Attaché. She also worked at the Department of Defense for seven years as an analyst covering Russia and the Central Asian States and as an international programs officer. Originally from Massachusetts, Sarah has a B.A. in Classics from Boston University.