Sarah Labowitz '04

Sarah Labowitz ’04 co-directs the NYU Stern Center for Business and Human Rights, which she leads with Michael Posner, former U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor. At NYU Stern, Sarah conducts research on labor rights in global supply chains and teaches in the undergraduate business program. Prior to joining Stern in 2013, she was an adviser on democracy, human rights, labor, and cyber policy at the U.S. Department of State under Secretary Hillary Clinton. She also has worked at the Fair Labor Association, Human Rights First, and Yahoo!. Sarah holds an MA from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University and is a 2004 graduate of Grinnell, where she majored in history and played varsity soccer. She is a term member of the Council on Foreign Relations and a fellow of the Truman National Security Project. In 2012, she was named to Forbes Magazine's "30 Under 30" list for law and policy.