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Sarah Yourgrau

Founder & CEO, Common Grounds Studios

Sarah Yourgrau, a two-time Emmy award-winning storyteller and pioneering social anthropologist, is the visionary force behind Common Ground Studios. With over a decade of diverse media experience from Saturday Night Live, to United Nations and Netflix, she's a trailblazer at the intersection of social impact and storytelling. Renowned for her Emmy-winning series 'Returning the Favor,' celebrating changemakers and community leaders all across America, Sarah possesses a unique capacity to build bridges between seemingly disparate subcultures, communities and ideas, inspiring tactical solutions and fostering cross-cultural collaborations for a better future.