Sarah graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 2011 with a B.S. in International Relations and was a 2010 Truman Scholar. She earned an MPhil in International Relations from the University of Cambridge in 2012 as a Fulbright Scholar. She then served on active duty as an intelligence officer in the Marine Corps from 2012-2016 and in the reserves with the Joint Staff J2 from 2016-2019. Sarah graduated from Harvard Law School in 2019 and served as a law clerk for a federal appeals court judge in Chicago and a federal district court judge in New York City. She is currently a Trial Attorney in the National Security Division of the U.S. Department of Justice.