Sahara Lake

Program Coordinator
The Aspen Institute National Commission

Sahara Lake provides organizational support and event coordination for the National Commission on Social, Emotional, and Academic Development and assists the Commission’s Director. Before joining the Aspen Institute, Lake was an educator in Baltimore City, teaching third grade with Teach for America and working with the non-profit Art with a Heart, where she helped build the job-readiness skills of homeless youth, assisted with teacher training, and supported the creation of an arts-integrated curriculum. Lake graduated from the George Washington University in 2015, majoring in political science and minoring in dance. While at GW, Lake worked for Teach for America and DC Reads. Lake also interned at the U.S. Department of Education, helping to implement a rural teacher housing project and supporting programming such as Race to the Top and Promise Neighborhoods.

Sahara Lake will be speaking at:

Youth Chaperone Workshop: Increasing Opportunities for Youth to Create Meaningful Change in City, State and Federal Government

March 12, 2018 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm ,

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