Writing and Consulting for Social Causes
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Sarah Pitcock is a former nonprofit CEO who is passionate about creating compelling content that advances coherent strategies. Sarah helps her clients get to the root of why their work matters, where they add the most value and how to communicate that purpose and value effectively. Whether for fundraising, stakeholder engagement or field building, Sarah supports her clients by developing targeted content and dissemination strategies for their key audiences.

Previously, Sarah held progressive leadership roles in a 10-year career at the National Summer Learning Association, culminating as its chief executive officer from 2013 to 2016. She is a leading national expert on summer learning, authoring numerous white papers and practitioner guides, making regular presentations to state policy-making bodies and overseeing implementation of multiple state and federal initiatives. She has served as an expert source for NPR, Education Week, Essence Magazine and the Baltimore Sun, among other media outlets. She is co-editor and co-author of the research anthology, The Summer Slide: What We Know and Can Do About Summer Learning Loss (Teachers College Press, 2016). She holds a master’s degree in public policy from Johns Hopkins University and bachelor’s degrees in public relations and political science from the University of Florida.