Sarah Whitmarsh, MA

Communication Manager
(443) 727-2754

Sarah leads AFP’s advocacy communication strategy design and implementation and oversees media advocacy efforts in 6 countries. She co-chaired the Advocacy & Accountability Subcommittee for the 2018 International Conference on Family Planning and is an advisory board member of the Advocacy Accelerator. Prior to joining AFP, Sarah worked at University Research Co., LLC (URC), a global health company based in Bethesda, MD, and led communication for the International Pharmaceutical Federation’s Pharmacy Education Taskforce at the University of London’s School of Pharmacy. Sarah received her B.S. in Microbiology from the University of Georgia in Athens. She was awarded a Roy H. Park Fellowship to attend the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Journalism and Mass Communication for her master's studies, specializing in medical journalism.