Staff Profile

Sara Hepburn, MA, is the Administrative Manager for the ITA. Sara received her BA in East Asian Studies from Brown University, and her MA in Sustainable Development from SIT Graduate School (formerly the School for International Training). Before joining the ITA, Sara was a project manager for Think:Kids in the Department of Psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital.

Prior to joining Think:Kids, Sara managed several complex domestic and international projects. Projects included designing and managing a gleaning project for low-income families in northern Vermont; a USAID project at Tufts University Medical and Veterinary Schools that installed technology in several east African countries and the D.R.C. to help health workers study, communicate, and respond to outbreaks of zoonotic diseases; and a research project studying multi-drug resistant Tuberculosis at Harvard Medical School. Sara also worked on an IMLS-funded project that created and assessed the viability of an application for blind and low-vision museum visitors at the Peabody Essex Museum in Boston.

A former Peace Corps volunteer (Bangladesh) and avid traveler, you can most often find Sara during her downtime relaxing at the beach with her husband and young son.