Sarah Ingersoll is a social entrepreneur who leverages media, technology, money, and partnerships for good. She is the granddaughter of Donald Watt, founder of The Experiment in International Living, and the daughter of Phyllis Watt Ingersoll, who was an active leader and trustee for decades.
Throughout her career, Ingersoll has been a leader of collaboratives with the White House, Fortune 500 companies, investors, foundations, artists, youth, and nonprofits, addressing issues from healthcare and juvenile justice to democracy and conservation. Her current projects include the Amazon Investor Coalition, a network of investors and philanthropies working to increase and improve sustainable investments in the Amazon rainforest, and ValuesAdvisor, a platform to connect high net worth investors to financial advisors with impact expertise. While at National Geographic, she managed initiatives for the new innovation lab and global partnerships team, including directing a partnership with Microsoft AI for Earth. Prior to that, Ingersoll was director of innovation strategy and marketing at MedStar Health. She also directed Text4baby, a partnership between Johnson & Johnson, the Wireless Association, and White House Office of Science & Technology Policy, which inspired 650,000 mothers to use the maternal health innovation.
Ingersoll holds a BA from the University of California at Santa Cruz, and a MEd from Harvard University. Ingersoll also participated in The Experiment in International Living in France as a teenager.