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Sarah Holloway

Program Director & Lecturer M.S. Nonprofit Management; Senior Lecturer in the Discipline of International and Public Affairs, SIPA; Senior Fellow for Social Impact, Columbia Entrepreneurship, Innovation & Design

Sarah Holloway has worked in the US education sector for 25 years with a focus on K-12 education, equity and technology. 

She is a serial social entrepreneur and the co-founder of six ventures in K-12 education, including and  Computer Science for All (CSforALL). Sarah is also Co-Founder and Director of eLab, an online fellowship aimed at bringing together problem-solvers, experts and entrepreneurs in K-12, higher education and workforce to rethink the systems that educate our planet to help ensure equality and equity of access. 

Since 2007, she has served on the faculty of Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) and is a Senior Fellow for Social Impact at Columbia Entrepreneurship, Innovation & Design. 

Sarah sits on the Board of CSforALL, n-Powered, Five One Labs, Eat Offbeat, BenefitKitchen, Open StartUp and Gotham Gives. 


  • Capstone: Design for Social Innovation


Fuchs, E. R., Elhadad, N., Holloway, S. M., MacQuarrie, A., Marcello, E. M. & Papir, A. (2021, May). Communities speak: Rebuilding NYC small business after the pandemic. Columbia University, School of International and Public Affairs & Columbia University, Department of Biomedical Informatics. Retrieved from:

Escueta, M. & Holloway, S. M. (2019, Fall). Investment in education technology across the globe: Where profit meets purpose. Columbia University, School of International and Public Affairs Entrepreneurship & Policy Working Paper Series. Retrieved from:

Fuchs, E. R. & Holloway, S. M., Bayer, K. Feathers, A. (2014, June). Innovative partnership for public health: An evaluation of the New York City Green Cart Initiative to expand access to healthy produce in low-income neighborhoods. Columbia University, School of International and Public Affairs. Retrieved from: