Sarah Ullom-Minnich is an MPP student focused on data analysis for equitable economic development. While at Yale, she worked with the City of New Haven Economic Development Administration to guide educational investments by analyzing workforce, demographic, and educational data. With DataHaven, a member of the National Neighborhood Indicators Partnership, Sarah contributed code and analysis to the 2022 Community Wellbeing Indices, and to other reports exploring equity and quality of life in Connecticut regions. 

Before coming to Yale, she served as a Community Organizational Development Volunteer with the Peace Corps in a Serb minority community in Kosovo. Prior to this experience, she worked with two organizations dedicated to helping individuals and families escape the cycle of poverty and homelessness, and with the Cultura Viva Comunitaria movement in Ecuador at regional conferences to facilitate priority clarification for promoting cultural and indigenous rights.  

Sarah received her BA summa cum laude from Juniata College in Conflict Dynamics and Transformation with a minor in Spanish. After Yale, Sarah is looking for opportunities to apply quantitative research and data analysis in economic development.