Sarah Stripp

Sarah Stripp

Jackson Workforce Leadership Academy, Class of 2020-21, Economic Opportunities Program

Program Manager, Springboard To Opportunities, Jackson, Mississippi

Sarah Stripp is the Program Manager for Springboard To Opportunities. She is an experienced strategist and program coordinator and has worked for the past six years in community development based non-profits taking on a variety of roles from providing direct services to coordinating and building local and national partnerships. She has been at Springboard To Opportunities since the beginning of 2016, providing on-the-ground supportive services for families and coordinating and managing larger initiatives for the organization such as The Magnolia Mother’s Trust and the organization’s work around Children’s Savings Accounts. Sarah is currently a W.K. Kellogg Foundation Community Leadership Network fellow.

Sarah Stripp is a member of the Jackson Workforce Leadership Academy Class of 2020-21, one of several Workforce Leadership Academies in localities across North America.

The Workforce Leadership Academies are part of the Economic Opportunity Fellows Network, a network of leadership and fellowship programs run by the Aspen Institute Economic Opportunities Program. Within this Network, EOP connects national and local leaders from across sectors — nonprofit, government, business, philanthropy, academia, and more — to advance policies and practices with the potential to help low- and moderate-income Americans thrive in today’s economy. Learn more at

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