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Sarah Spencer

Sarah Spencer

(she/her/hers)

Technology Solutions Lead

Gardener | Cat Person | Technology Enthusiast

Sarah Spencer believes that technology has the potential to be the great neutralizer in establishing equity in today’s society.  

In her role as Technology Solutions Lead, Sarah leverages technology as a powerful tool for workplace inclusion, diversity, equity, and accessibility. Responsible for Be Equitable’s technology strategy and implementation, she thrives on solving problems, discovering new tools, supporting staff, and streamlining processes. Sarah advocates for and advises on using technology and data to drive strategic decisions and support the staff and client experience. She believes our actions, not our words, are what define us, and is proud to have spent over a decade at organizations working towards a more just and equitable world.  

Sarah holds a B.A. in Sociology and Anthropology from Hendrix College and is a Certified Salesforce Administrator. 

When not advising Be Equitable on the art of what’s possible, she’s usually lost in an audiobook. Sarah lives in Washington, D.C. with her husband Ryan and cat Binx. Their home is full of books, plants, and partially-finished craft projects. 

What’s something people don’t know about you?

The second language class I took at school was American Sign Language (ASL). I was never fluent but could hold my own in small talk.

What’s one thing you haven’t done yet? What’s holding you back?

There are so many places in the world I still haven’t seen. Scotland probably sits at the top of my post-COVID list, but Greece is a close second.

What’s one thing you love about yourself? Have you always?

I’m a huge nerd, and yes, I’d say I’ve pretty much always owned it. My nerdoms are fairly diverse, spanning movies, tv shows, fiction, and comic books. I’m down to discuss Star Wars, Star Trek, Marvel & D.C. (comics, movies, and TV shows), Lord of the Rings, Harry Potter, Saga, Sandman, Doctor Who, the Parasolverse… the list goes on and on. I love most things with magic, adventure, mystery, and/or a supernatural/fantasy element, just so long as it isn’t scary 😉.

FRIDAY, JUNE 30 - 1:00PM ET

Join us for an engaging and interactive Zoom panel with Be Equitable team members who will discuss important issues currently facing the LGBTQ+ community, explore the power of allyship, and transforming workspaces that foster a sense of belonging for all.
Listen, learn and connect with other DEI colleagues and changemakers who every day bravely speak the truth about how together we can create a just and equitable world for all. We hope that you will join us.

This session is part of our #BE365 series which celebrates, educates, and highlights cultural moments and under-represented voices throughout the year.

Cook Ross is now BE Equitable

These past few years have been incredibly tumultuous and evolving, where we have witnessed how complex and messy our world is.

In a world of tick-a-box trainings and quick fixes, we at Be Equitable are going after something more satisfying -- we’re here for the transformations. For the forward thinkers and future leaders who know the journey is long and are still ready, we see you and we want to partner with you.

Let’s go beyond the buzzwords to create workplaces that work for people of all races, ethnicities, identities, and abilities. It won’t be neat. And it certainly won’t be simple. Our BE team is ready and committed to get it done.

As we enter this next chapter of our story, we invite you to BE bold, BE inclusive, and BE authentic to the vision you have for yourself and your organization. And together we can create workplaces that are just and equitable for all.