Vice president of Community Impact
United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley
Sarah Link is Vice president of Community Impact at United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack valley, where she is responsible for delivering on United Way’s mission of bringing people together to create positive, lasting change in the communities across the region. For over ten years, Sarah has led a team of staff in strategic grantmaking, program design and implementation, building partnerships, and engaging volunteer leadership. Prior to joining United Way, Sarah’s work in the Out-of-School Time field fostered a passion for school, community, and family partnerships to support young people’s social emotional learning.
Sarah lives in Waltham, MA, with her husband and two school-age daughters. Her two adult daughters live nearby. When she is not working, you can find Sarah coaching her daughters’ softball and basketball teams, leading the Newton Girls Softball Panthers travel softball program, serving as the Board President for the Angier After School Program, board member of the Newton Girls Softball program, and board member of the Kate Sherwood Foundation.
Sarah graduated from Harvard College with a bachelor’s degree in Psychology and from the Harvard Graduate School of Education with a master’s degree in Education.