Chicago Executive Director | OneGoal
Sarah Berghorst is the Executive Director of OneGoal-Chicago, an innovative organization that works to close the college degree divide and create a more equitable future. OneGoal starts as a credit bearing class in students’ junior year of high school and continues during the critical transitional period through their first year of college or other postsecondary path. The organization partners with schools in low-income communities, equipping teachers with the training, tools, technology and partnerships to ensure their Fellows (students) realize their postsecondary dreams. Today in Chicago, OneGoal is in 85 non-selective high schools and serves 6,800 Fellows.
Prior to joining OneGoal in 2013, Sarah served for over two years as a consultant at Bain and Company, where she worked with clients in private equity, healthcare, financial services and technology. Before Bain and Company, she led Ashoka’s Global Development team and served as the Director of the Entrepreneur-to-Entrepreneur Program in Latin America. Sarah also worked with DAI, an international development consulting firm, where she managed economic development projects.
She is an associate of the Prison Creative Arts Project based in Ann Arbor, a member of the Chicago Ideas Week Co-op and a partner with Social Venture Partners, Chicago. Sarah also serves on the board of directors of Braven and of the Erie Elementary Charter School, is an Alumna of Leadership Greater Chicago, and is a member of the Kellogg Alumni Council.