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Sarah Odell is the program coordinator for the Women’s Leadership Incubator, a new program for PLACE starting in July 2021. Odell has extensive experience working with influential women and creating gender focused programming. A former executive intern to Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton, Sarah has worked as an editorial assistant at HarperCollins Publishers and taught courses on female American writers and feminist theorists at the Hill School in Pottstown, Pa., and Miss Porter’s School in Farmington, Conn. While at Miss Porter’s, Odell created an internship program in Washington D.C. where seniors at the all-girls school interned for organizations that championed policy for women and families including NARAL: Pro-Choice America; the United Nations Foundation; the Feminist Majority Foundation; the Congressional Black Caucus; and the Malala Fund. A graduate of Wellesley College, Odell earned her masters degree at the University of Pennsylvania where she authored a thesis on women and educational leadership in independent schools. She is currently a doctoral student at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis and Gender and Women’s Studies, studying gender inclusive leadership in K-12 education.