Sara Elghobashy



Sara Elghobashy

Senior Project Director


Sara Elghobashy is a development specialist with a unique background in helping to elevate the missions of human services and social impact organizations, both stateside and internationally. In her client work, Sara draws from her experience in institutional giving, board development, donor cultivation, event-based fundraising, and organizational strategy to help clients create and implement a roadmap for long-term growth. Prior to joining Advance NYC, Sara worked with Women’s World Banking, Room to Grow, Women Aware, the Arab-American Family Support Center, and Egypt’s Children Cancer Hospital. She holds a BA in Religious Studies and Middle Eastern & Islamic Studies from New York University, and is fluent in Arabic and English. Sara is an avid traveler, an aspiring tennis pro, and a taco enthusiast.


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Phone: (212) 924-4488 Ext. 3544

Areas of Expertise

  • Board Development
  • Fund Creation & Growth
  • Institutional Giving
  • Organizational Messaging

Areas of Interest

  • International NGOs
  • Social Services
  • Women’s Equality

Recent Projects and Clients

  • Prospect Park Alliance
  • National Alliance on Mental Illness of New York City
  • New Jersey Coalition Against Sexual Assault