Sarah Glass

Acting Director, Center for Transformational Partnerships
USAID

Sarah Glass is the Acting Director for the Center for Transformational Partnerships (CTP) at the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID).  USAID is the lead U.S. Government Agency that works to end extreme global poverty and enable resilient, democratic societies to realize their potential. 

In her role leading the Center for Transformational Partnerships at USAID, Sarah and her team focus on engaging and partnering with the private sector to build shared value and advance development goals.  With support from Sarah’s team, USAID currently has more than 350 active private sector partnerships which bring the unique expertise, resources and long-term market investments of the private sector to advancing development results.

The Center for Transformational Partnerships is part of the U.S. Global Development Lab at USAID, which serves as an innovation hub within the federal government agency with the goal of increasing the application of science, technology, innovation and partnerships to accelerate development outcomes. 

Prior to joining USAID, Sarah was a Senior Manager with Accenture Strategy Consulting where she worked with corporations and governments on international market expansion, product innovation, strategic planning, organizational restructuring and leveraging partners to scale. Before joining Accenture, Sarah spent five years in the non-profit sector, working with Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC), a home-away-from-home for families who have seriously ill children being treated at area hospitals. Sarah holds a BA from the College of William & Mary and an MBA from the Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia.