Sara Solfanelli is the Chief Operating Officer & General Counsel of the Urban Justice Center. She started her career as the Director of International Programs at Women’s Campaign International, a non-profit dedicated to empowering women in emerging democracies. After law school, while in private practice, she helped start Foundation Rwanda, where she remains a Director. She also served as a global HR director when living in London and she returned to NYC as SVP on the in-house legal team for the world’s largest marketing and communications network. Sara is a founding Board member of Stand Up! Girls, a nonprofit organization that works to inspire and empower girls from underserved communities by teaching them how to create and perform stand-up comedy. Sara also volunteers for the GO Project, which provides programming and support to children in lower Manhattan.