Sara Minkara is the President and Founder of Empowerment Through Integration, an international non-profit that integrates blind youth in developing countries into society. For her work with ETI, she won a Clinton Global Initiative Outstanding Commitment Award in 2009. From ETI, Sara brings with her experience in non-profit management, including budgeting and financial oversight, audits and State and federal filing, personnel management, and Board development. Sara is a Wellesley graduate with a BA in Economics and Math. She has a Masters in Public Policy from the Harvard Kennedy School, where she was also a Dubin Fellow for Emerging Leaders at the Center for Public Leadership. She is also a Visiting Fellow at the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School. Her passion is disability empowerment and inclusion.
Venture: Empowerment Through Integration provides the emotional support necessary to bring out the potential of blind youth, empowering them to become authors of their futures and change makers in their society. Empowerment Through Integration achieves this through an integrated summer camp of blind and sighted youth followed by a social project.