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Sarah McBroom
Program Associate

Why Arkansas: Arkansas is home. I feel connected to this place and want to be a part of shaping its future.

Three people at your dream dinner: John Muir, Maya Angelou, Leonardo da Vinci

I chose philanthropy because: I want to engage in work that has a significant and positive impact. 

Proudest moments: Watching my daughter grow, learn, and thrive.

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As program associate for the Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation (WRF), Sarah is responsible for providing support to implement the Foundation’s strategic plan with a primary focus on supporting the Foundation’s education and place-based grantmaking.

Before joining the Foundation, Sarah was a senior project manager at the Arkansas Economic Development Commission, where she worked to enhance the state’s economy by recruiting new businesses and facilitating the expansion of existing businesses. She serves on the advisory committee for the Children, Youth & Family Funders Roundtable, the University of Arkansas at Little Rock Board of Visitors, and City of Little Rock Residential Housing and Public Facilities Board. Sarah earned her joint Master of Public Service and MBA from the University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service and Walton College of Business, BA from the University of North Carolina, and is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma Economic Development Institute.

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