Sara Vandepeute

Vice President, Finance

Sara provides financial leadership for Vital Voices working closely with the CEO, COO, and the senior management team. Additionally, she is heavily involved with the creation and administration of contracts as well as grants to and from Vital Voices.


List five things that people could ask you about
Hiking, yoga, cooking, biking, history


What is the most unusual thing you keep at your desk?
I don’t know that I would call it unusual but I have a small Buddha statue.


What was the last great book you read?
“A Long Walk to Freedom”. This is Nelson Mandela’s autobiography. His fortitude, persistence, and ability to forgive are amazing. Having personally lived in Namibia (formerly a mandate of South Africa), Nelson Mandela’s story is also of personal interest to me.


What would be the title of your autobiography?
“Work in Progress”


You’re hosting a small dinner and have seats for three famous people, who are they?
Barack Obama, Aamir Khan, Dalai Lama


What’s your Myers-Briggs? Is it accurate?
ESFJ – Yes!