Sara Kiesler is a Senior Strategist at Run the World Digital with more than 10 years of experience in both print and digital communications.
Sara previously worked as the Senior Strategist at Portland-based digital consulting firm Mandate Media, where she led a team of strategists and also managed the accounts for Sen. Jeff Merkley and Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson, among others. Before that, Sara spent eight years working in Seattle, where she managed digital strategies for Fuse Washington and Planned Parenthood Votes Northwest, as well as other progressive campaigns. Sara also volunteers for the Northwest Abortion Access Fund as a hotline coordinator.
Sara graduated from DePauw University with a B.A. in English Writing and spent four years as a journalist at the Daytona Beach News-Journal before then Sen. Barack Obama inspired her to quit her newspaper job, couch surf across the country to Seattle, and work in progressive politics. When she’s not obsessing over the Seattle Storm, her favorite WNBA team, Sara can be found eating vegan pizza and spending too much time on Twitter.