Sarah is a professional speaker, trainer, activist, advocate and a peacemonger.
Her ongoing work as an advocate for empathy has brought her as a guest speaker at schools in Southern California, England, Saudi Arabia, at churches, synagogues, on TEDx, Hult Prize United Nations, Al Jazeera's AJ+, local newspaper, as well as guest spots on local television, radio, podcast, a feature in Forbes Magazine, Muslims of America, & cover story in Toastmasters Magazine.
Sarah was named one of the top 30 public speakers of the world in 2012 in the Santa Clarita Newspaper, as recognized by Toastmasters International.
She was also honored by Toastmasters International as one of the five Inspirational Females on International Women’s Day 2021, alongside female icons like Amanda Gorman, youngest inaugural poet in US history, & Robyn Benincasa, Guinness World Record Endurance Kayaker.
Sarah has presented keynotes and workshops for various organizations in the US, Middle East & India, like Bank of America, AMCOB Business Acceleration, Imamia Medics, Muslim American Professionals, Hult Prize United Nations Turkey, Discover Islam Bahrain, Ford India Pvt Ltd, Infosys Ltd, 7 Dimensions, & Taj Business Hub, India, Toastmasters International Convention, and many more.
Sarah co-authored Hidi Lee's "Sexy with No Boundaries".
Sarah is also the Co-founder of Awake | Align | Act, an online support group to help people navigate through personal challenges using psychotherapeutic coping skills and spiritual wisdom.
Her workshop title is "Turning conflict into connection"
Save the Date: Saturday 15 May 2021 at 15.00pm CEST
A divergent way of dealing with conflict and 8 keys to turn conflict into connection are:
- Cultivate curiosity
- Welcome vulnerability
- Accept accountability
- Show compassion
- Build boundaries
- Defeat defensiveness
- Offer apology
- Embrace difference