Sarah Hughes

Sarah Hughes is America’s most recent Olympic Gold Medalist in Ladies Figure Skating, winning in Salt Lake City in 2002, the last time an Olympic Games was held in the United States. Since then, Sarah has spent her time contributing to many societal and philanthropic causes. Notable contributions include speaking alongside Secretary-General Ban ki-Moon at the United Nations as part of a wider effort to promote the positive role of sport and athletes in fostering inter-cultural understanding, reconciliation and peace, serving as a representative of Michelle Obama's Let's Move! Campaign, serving as a Member of the U.S. Delegation for the PyeongChang 2018 Olympics in the Republic of Korea, a Founder of GE's Heroes for Health Program, an Education Ambassador for the Campbell Soup Company, an Athlete Ambassador for Right to Play, and a member of the Athlete Advisory Panel for the Women's Sports Foundation. From 2015-2020, Sarah served as a Member of the Board of Trustees for the Women's Sports Foundation. Sarah has headlined over 50 speaking engagements on the topics of women in sports, education, cancer research, and community development. She is a graduate of Yale University and the University of Pennsylvania Law School. In 2019, Sarah was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters from Niagara University. From 2018 - 2022, Sarah practiced law in New York City. Sarah is currently a Term Member of the Council on Foreign Relations and in the MA (Education) / MBA program at Stanford.