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Sarah Vaugeois joined CGD in January 2018 as the events manager. Sarah was previously the programs manager for the Financial Transparency Coalition (FTC) where she oversaw the coalition’s overall outreach strategy, including coordinating education initiatives and the planning and management of the Financial Transparency Conference and other coalition events. During her time with the FTC, Sarah guided its strategic expansion from its roots in northern-based advocacy to a global coalition. She also coordinated the FTC's linking of illicit financial flows to gender issues, and helped establish an internal gender policy.
She transitioned to the Coalition in 2013 from member organization Global Financial Integrity (GFI), where she served as outreach coordinator for the Task Force on Financial Integrity and Economic Development. Prior to joining GFI, she worked as a legal assistant at BuckleySandler LLP, a financial services law firm located in Washington, DC. Sarah graduated from the University of Dayton with a BA in International Studies and French Language.