Sarah Orrick is executive assistant in the President’s Office at Open Society Foundations–London. Previously, she worked as the office and events assistant in the London office. Orrick received a BS in psychology and a BA in women and gender studies from Loyola University Chicago. In 2009, she graduated with honors from City University London with a MA in international politics and human rights, focusing her dissertation on NGO advocacy goals and the matrix of oppression.
Prior to joining the Open Society Foundations, Orrick worked at Elfrida Rathbone Camden, a charity which offers services to children and families, providing database support and analysis for a government-funded pilot addressing children in separated and divorcing families. She also worked with The Fawcett Society, researching court cases and statistics of pay gap disparities between single women and mothers within the UK and the United States for comparison. The data was presented in a report presented at Parliament in July 2009.