Smithsonian Voices

From the Smithsonian Museums

Sarah Leibach

Sarah Leibach is the Donor Relations and Events Manager in the Smithsonian’s Office of Advancement. She joined the Smithsonian in 2016 and plans events and special experiences for donors and volunteer leaders. Sarah loves sharing the best of what the Smithsonian has to offer with everyone – including treasures found deep in the Smithsonian Institution Archives! Prior to joining the Smithsonian, Sarah was a fundraising consultant in Washington, DC. She holds a bachelor’s degree and master’s degree in Media and Public Affairs from The George Washington University.

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