Sarah Terherst is a Field Program Coordinator based in Niamey, Niger. She is a development practitioner with over 5 years of experience in public, private, and non-governmental sectors, working across West Africa in Ghana, Ivory Coast, Liberia, and Togo.
Ms. Terherst has previously worked for international NGOs in Liberia and Ivory Coast and is currently completing her Master of Public Administration at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey (MIIS). At MIIS, she was a recipient of the highly competitive Complex Global Problems Fellowship, an 18-month research fellowship in which she focused on the environmental impacts of copper mining in river basins in Zambia.
She has worked as a consultant in numerous capacities, including measurement and evaluation, proposal writing, and organizational sustainability. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in International Relations with a minor in International Agricultural Development and is proficient in French.