In June, Sarah served on the host committee for Netroots Nation in San Jose. In May, Sarah spoke at the Monterey Institute of International Studies on “Cybersecurity: Transparency and Civil Society.” She was also interviewed on WMCLive, the Womens Media Center’s Radio Show, about cybersecurity, women in tech, and workplace flexibility in Silicon Valley.
Sarah spoke on a panel about “Building Your Brand Through Social Media” at the Invent Your Future 2013 conference in Silicon Valley in April. In March, Sarah taught an intensive course for the Presidio Pro program at the Presidio Graduate School on “Preparing for Next Generation Open Government.”
Sarah co-authored a chapter in the book, Diplomacy, Development and Security in the Information Age, published by the Georgetown University Institute for the Study of Diplomacy in late February. Her chapter, “Cybersecurity and Modern Grand Strategy” focuses on the changing nature of national security as information technology continues to play a larger role.
In mid February, Sarah was featured on a virtual panel hosted by the Silicon Valley Business Journal about how women in business use Twitter – #women140.
Sarah was recognized in January as one of the New Leaders Council 40 Under 40, covered by techPresident after the San Francisco awards ceremony. Sarah was also presented at the end of 2012 with the “40 Under 40” award from the Silicon Valley Business Journal.