Sarah Pugeda (she/her/hers) joins the Education Trust–West as an Executive Assistant to the Executive Director. She has many years of experience in administration and operations, supporting executives in government, academic and nonprofit sectors. She most recently worked as a Sr. Administrative Assistant at the S. D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation where she assisted day-to-day operations in the President’s office. Previously, Sarah served as an administrative assistant at the International Monetary Fund, and at the Embassies of South Africa and the Philippines.
Sarah also worked as an administrative assistant at the University of the Pacific, where she developed a deeper interest of the education system in the U.S.
Sarah earned her B.A. degree in the Philippines.