Sarah Blackadar is the daughter of two naval officers, and grew up criss-crossing the United States and the Pacific Ocean. She landed in Washington State, where she went to undergrad at Western Washington University. Sarah majored in Political Science/Economics and French Language and literature, and studied abroad at the Université de Haute Bretagne in Rennes, France. After graduation Sarah worked with several social, environmental, and economic advocacy non-profit organizations, including working with Fair Share Alliance during the 2012 elections. In addition to her internship this summer Sarah will be training to run 2014 Marine Corps Marathon in October.