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Sarah Farooq

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Sarah oversees the operations of the Acumen Fellowship program across all regions.

She is passionate about building companies solving problems of poverty and has launched and scaled three social enterprises. Before joining Acumen, she was COO at Taleemabad, an EdTech founded by an Acumen Fellow in Pakistan. At Taleemabad, she managed the overall operations and strategy and helped the company increase its impact footprint to 10 million children.

Sarah is also an Acumen Fellow from the 2017 cohort and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Finance from Lahore University of Management Sciences, and a Master of Arts in International Political Economy and Development at Fordham University.