Sara Toland is the Senior Manager for Workforce Readiness with Corporate Voices for Working Families. Sara joined Corporate Voices in 2009, where she has been able to continue to focus her career on improving the lives of working families, especially those most vulnerable. At Corporate Voices, she manages employer engagement across the workforce readiness agenda, including through Ready by 21, Learn and Earn and the New Options Project. She works with local, national and public and private partners to ensure that business is active in solutions to support the talent development pipeline.
Prior to Corporate Voices, Sara most recently worked at the Center for Juvenile Justice Reform at Georgetown University as the Program Manager for Certificate Programs, which targeted senior-level policy leaders across the country and engaged them in cross systems work. She also previously served as the Special Assistant to the Executive Director at the Governor’s Office for Children in Baltimore, Maryland.
Sara graduated from St. Francis University in Loretto, Pennsylvania, in May of 2003 with a B.A. in Political Science/Political Communications with a minor in History. After graduation, she was hired as the Special Assistant to the Deputy Secretary in the Maryland Department of Juvenile Services (DJS).