Sarah Aasbo

Relationship Manager, Sponsored Projects

Sarah joined RPA’s New York office in 2017. She provides operational support to a diverse portfolio of Sponsored Projects and ensures they have the financial, logistic, legal, and human resource capacity to succeed in their missions.

She brings to RPA functional expertise in project management as well as subject matter expertise in financial inclusion, tech innovation, and international development. Prior to joining the Sponsored Projects and Funds team, she managed operations and partnerships for a tech startup focused on improving regulatory compliance in the financial services industry. She has also worked for an international economic development organization providing project management support to US Government grants. Her work has taken her overseas, most frequently to the former Soviet Union where she consulted on venture capital and microfinance in Central Asia.

She graduated from Wellesley College with a B.A. in Russian Studies and received a Master of International Affairs from the School for International and Public Affairs at Columbia University. When she isn’t dreaming up her next baking project she enjoys coaching for Girls on the Run, an organization that teaches elementary age girls social and emotional skills through running.

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