Sarah Margon

Sarah Margon

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Sarah Margon (@SarahMargon) is the director of the foreign policy team at Open Society-U.S.

Prior to joining the Open Society Foundations, Margon was the Washington director for Human Rights Watch. She previously served as associate director of sustainable security and peacebuilding at the Center for American Progress and as senior foreign policy advisor to Senator Russ Feingold and as staff director to the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on African Affairs.

She has been a guest on various national and international media programs and has published in a wide range of media outlets, including Foreign Affairs, USA Today, and the Washington Post.

Margon received an MS from Georgetown University’s Walsh School of Foreign Service and a BA from Wesleyan University.