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Sara Ojjeh

Philanthropist, Champion for Girls and Women, Birth Rights Activist and Trained Doula

Sara is a dedicated philanthropist with special interests in international development, global health and education, and human rights. She is a DONA trained doula and is a strong advocate for maternal health and birth rights. Born to an American mother and French/Saudi Arabian father, Sara and her siblings were brought up in an international environment in Geneva, Switzerland. She and her siblings founded the Ojjeh Family Fund and have worked for over a decade providing grants in over 8 countries in the areas of education, women’s and human rights and health. Prior to receiving her M.S. in Fundraising and Grantmaking at New York University, Sara built Michael Kors’ corporate social responsibility platform including a successful partnership with the World Food Programme and the “Watch Hunger Stop” campaign. In 2013 Sara joined The Maverick Collective, a ground-breaking philanthropic and advocacy initiative to transform the lives of girls and women around the world, co-chaired by Her Royal Highness Crown Princess of Norway Mette-Marit and Melinda Gates. She currently is Director of Philanthropy at Athos II Holdings, working with family offices and their next-gen members on their philanthropic impact.

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