Sarah Margon Acting Washington Director, Human Rights Watch

Sarah Margon is the Associate Director of the Sustainable Security and Peacebuilding Initiative at the Center for American Progress. Before joining the Center for American Progress, Sarah was a senior foreign policy advisor to Sen. Russ Feingold (D-WI) and also served as staff director to the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on African Affairs. Prior to her time in the Senate, Sarah was a policy advisor for humanitarian response and conflict at Oxfam America where she focused a number of conflicts in Africa as well as critical peace and security issues such as civilian protection, conflict prevention, and security sector reform.