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Sarah Elizabeth Ippel

Founder & Executive Director, Academy for Global Citizenship


Sarah Elizabeth’s life mission is to broaden the world’s assumptions about the purpose of education. Since earning a Masters of Philosophy from the University of Cambridge in England, she has traveled to over 80 different countries across 6 continents, extensively immersing herself in educational philosophies and world languages, as well as creating international alliances that have informed the design and culture of the Academy for Global Citizenship. In addition to studying the application of the International Baccalaureate framework in various cultural contexts across the globe, her earlier initiatives included the development and implementation of globally cooperative literacy programs for orphan children in northern Tanzania. Sarah Elizabeth has further completed studies in Nonprofit Management at Harvard Business School.