Sarah Coney is a program officer who believes that asking strategic questions is key to developing sustainable outcomes. At Panorama, she supports partners on strategy development, advocacy, and management, and plays a key role in building out Panorama’s domestic work on paid family and medical leave and the opioid epidemic. Her globally-focused projects have spanned malaria, vaccine equity, and water, sanitation and hygiene.
Sarah’s professional background in academia and consulting helped her develop a diverse skill set in research, monitoring and evaluation, and quantitative and qualitative analysis. Prior to joining Panorama, Sarah contributed to the design and execution of a large-scale research initiative for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation on family planning. She has helped guide the programmatic strategy of non-profit organizations, agencies, and foundations on microfinance, safe water, and sustainable infrastructure. Her field experience includes conducting primary research in India and directing health project implementation in Uganda.
Sarah received her Master of Public Administration and Certificate in International Development Policy at the University of Washington. She also holds a Bachelor of Arts in International Studies and Political Science.
Taking advantage of Seattle’s thriving beer culture, Sarah has a goal to visit all dog-friendly microbreweries in in the city with her Border Collie puppy, Tallinn.