Sarah is the Program Manager for Techstars Austin. She manages all activities in the accelerator program, recruits & selects top companies alongside the Managing Director, and engages with founders to drive them toward success. She loves helping companies craft their pitches, giving creative direction, and cultivating a supportive environment for mental health. Prior to this, she was a Program Manager for the Core77 Design Awards in New York City where she liaised with students, startups & corporations, doubled program engagement, and grew and supported the global Core77 design community.
She also has a strong background with employee training, building teams, and succeeding in management roles with companies like Apple and Dropbox. She's also a writer & comedian, and teaches workshops on how to write & deliver your pitch and presenting your best self—whether it be on stage or in a meeting. Follow her @spearsarah.