Sarah Coney is a project manager and research analyst who believes that asking strategic questions is key to developing sustainable outcomes. Her aim is to use innovative management and analytical techniques to develop high-impact programs based on data-driven research.
Sarah’s professional background in academic research and consulting has helped her develop a diverse skill set in monitoring and evaluation, cost-benefit analysis, and quantitative analysis. In an effort to make research more accessible, she strives to produce deliverables that communicate complex information in an understandable, impactful, and enjoyable format.
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-profits, agencies, and foundations on topics including microfinance, biometrics, and infrastructure-based development. Her global experience includes conducting primary research in India and directing health project implementation in Uganda.
Sarah completed a master’s degree in public administration and a certificate in international development policy at the University of Washington, where she also holds a bachelor’s degree in international studies and political science.