The New School
Sarah Treuhaft is Senior Director of Policy and Partnerships at the Institute on Race, Power, and Political Economy at The New School, which produces research to understand structural inequalities and advance equity and inclusive economic rights. In this role, Sarah develops robust partnerships with local leaders and policymakers to translate the Institute’s research into transformative policy changes and real-world impact. Prior to joining the Institute, Sarah was the Vice President of Research at PolicyLink, where she led the National Equity Atlas research partnership with the USC Equity Research Institute. Her research has been widely cited by local and national media outlets and policy-making bodies, and she has written for publications including The New York Times, Cityscape, Health Affairs, and Inequality.org. She holds master’s degrees in city planning and international and area studies from the University of California, Berkeley and was a Peace Corps volunteer in Togo, West Africa.