Embracing Our Differences

Monday, March 6, 2023
Sarah Wertheimer, Executive Director, Embracing Our Differences

Speaker Bio:   Sarah oversees the creation and implementation of all programming and fiscal planning which has grown to impact more than 400,000 adults and children annually. She is also responsible for the development of all aspects of Embracing Our Differences’ fundraising and community relations campaigns, as well as the organization’s program growth and long-term sustainability goals.

Sarah has spent the past twelve years working in the local non-profit community. She has served as director of development at The Jewish Federation of Sarasota-Manatee, development coordinator at Children First and currently serves on the board of directors of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, Southwest Florida, on the advisory board of the Boxser Diversity Initiative, as Recruitment Chair for Leadership Florida’s Calusa Region, and as Endowment Chair for the Junior League of Sarasota.

In addition, Sarah sits on the DEI Committee for EDC of Sarasota County, the Sarasota County Schools Equity Committee, and the School District of Manatee County Diversity Committee. Sarah was born and raised in Sarasota and is extremely passionate about exposing our community to the concepts of diversity and inclusion and helping create a world where individuality is celebrated.