Sara Tohamy is a Policy Intern for Summer 2020. Sara works with the Resident Outcomes and Policy teams, conducting research on digital inclusion and access within affordable housing communities across the United States, with a particular focus on identifying strategies to increase broadband internet access for residents across SAHF’s portfolio.
Prior to joining SAHF, Sara worked on USAID contracts, on projects ranging from building agency capacity on Women’s Economic Empowerment and Equality to reforming economic governance in the country of Georgia. Her prior work also includes working at a local food startup where she helped implement a career development program aimed at increasing workforce placement for SNAP recipients in the District of Columbia. Sara has also conducted research on the impacts of spatial urban growth on informal economies in developing countries.
Sara is an incoming first year Master’s in Urban and Regional Planning student at the University of California, Los Angeles, and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and International Affairs from The George Washington University.
stohamy [at] sahfnet.org