Sarah Talcott Blair is a third-generation Christian Scientist who became involved in interfaith work during college in 1999. She has worked in the field of interfaith cooperation and understanding ever since. She served as the first Youth Programs Director for the United Religions Initiative (URI) and the coordinator of the URI’s Global Youth Cooperation Circle, involving more than 350 youth activists from 55 countries around the world.
Through her work with young people in the interfaith movement, Sarah has organized and facilitated interfaith youth programs in the U.S.A., U.K., India, Cyprus, Spain, Brazil, the Philippines, and Peru, weaving together interfaith and intercultural dialogue with community service and peacebuilding activities. She is delighted to be a first-time mommy and to have recently completed her Graduate Certificate in Conflict Transformation from Eastern Mennonite University. She served as the URI's Talking Back to Hate campaign coordinator in 2013 and is currently a Restorative Justice volunteer at Montera Middle School in Oakland and a member of URI North America’s Leadership Council.