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Sarah Wolek

Sarah Wolek

Senior Faculty Specialist

MBA, Columbia University

MA in Public Policy, University of Chicago


Sarah Wolek, founding director of the Intentional Life Lab, joined the Ed Snider Center as a research affiliate in July 2019 and then became the director of the Intentional Life Lab in February 2020. Wolek joins the University of Maryland after working in public sector institutions including the White House Office of Budget and Management, the United States Mission to the United Nations and the US Treasury.

Wolek is passionate about solving problems and firmly believes in educating the whole person and empowering young people to live life intentionally and authentically. An active member of her community, Wolek serves on the boards of Bethesda Urban Partnership, Bethesda Art and Entertainment District and Bethesda Green. An alumna of the University of Maryland, she earned an MBA from Columbia University and an MA in public policy from the University of Chicago. She lives in Bethesda, Maryland and enjoys spending her free time with her family and friends.

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