Sara Lomelin is a connector of people and ideas, a relationship builder, and a firm believer that everyone can be a philanthropist. Sara is the founding CEO of Philanthropy Together, a global initiative to diversify and democratize philanthropy through the power of giving circles. Prior to Philanthropy Together, Sara served as Senior Director of Leadership Philanthropy at Accion Opportunity Fund, and as VP of Philanthropy at the Latino Community Foundation where she created the Latino Giving Circle Network™—the largest network of Latinx philanthropists in the US. Sara serves on the National Council of the Women’s Philanthropy Institute at the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy and the Board of Directors of GivingTuesday and Battery Powered. Sara holds a BA from Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City and an Administration & Management Certificate from Harvard University.
A favorite quote of Sara’s is “In the midst of winter, I found there was, within me, an invincible summer. And that makes me happy. For it says that no matter how hard the world pushes against me, within me, there’s something stronger – something better, pushing right back.” by Albert Camus.