As Visit Alexandria’s LGBT Program Leader, Sara launched Visit Alexandria’s LGBT initiative, which has elevated the city’s reputation as a top-ranked LGBT-friendly destination in Virginia and the D.C. region. The LGBT initiative features training workshops for Alexandria’s visitor-facing businesses, community partnerships with LGBT organizations, and strategic marketing to the LGBT market. A critical member of Visit Alexandria’s Content Team, Sara also serves as Communications Assistant & Writer, where she manages Visit Alexandria’s ExtraALEX blog and brings the city to life through rich storytelling about Alexandria’s events, dining, recreation, shopping, arts and history scenes. Sara also contributes to video production, graphic design and social media messaging. Sara lives in Alexandria’s Del Ray neighborhood with her partner and puppy.