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Sarah Lawal

2019 Mentee

Chief Executive Officer, Ascend International Studios Services Limited and Ascend Talent Management


Sarah is a producer, talent manager, and business development manager working across theatre, film, and TV. She has more than 11 years of experience in performing arts, films, and brand management. She is also the founder of the Africa Children’ s Creative Network (ACCN), an organization dedicated to discovering and developing skills in school age children. She holds a Masters in Artistic Performance from Stockholm University in Sweden.

Mentor: Dina Powell, Partner, Investment Banking Division, Goldman Sachs