Sarah is a graduate of Appalachian State University (ASU) in North Carolina. While in school she was nominated for the Student Entrepreneur of the Year Award for her success in establishing a chapter of AIESEC, the world's largest student held organization and founding the annual High Country Global Opportunities Conference. Sarah was recognized for her achievements at ASU by having a scholarship named after her called "The Sarah Green Scholarship for the Advancement of Social Entrepreneurship".
While in school Sarah spent a semester abroad in Alicante, Spain, spent three months in Uganda teaching entrepreneurship and microfinance and spent two months backpacking through Central America. Because of her international experiences, Sarah developed a strong passion for social entrepreneurship and enterprise based solutions to poverty. She enjoys traveling the world and learning as much as possible about people with different backgrounds and cultures and how their entrepreneurial journey is the key to eradicating world poverty.