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Sara Bendoraitis

Director, Programming, Outreach & Advocacy
Center for Diversity and Inclusion

  • Additional Positions at AU

    Adjunt Faculty Member, Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies
  • Sara started at American University in 2007 as the Director of the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender and Ally Resource Center and has since transitioned to her current role as Director of Programming, Outreach, and Advocacy for the Center for Diversity & Inclusion. In this position, she coordinates all the educational workshop series and advocacy efforts of the center. Before coming to American University, she had worked as the Coordinator of Programs at the University of Rhode Island Women’s Center, as a graduate assistant with the Gender Issues Education Services Office and the Program Coordinator for the Women’s and Gender Equity Resource Center at Texas A&M University. She is a member of NASPA, ACPA and the Consortium of Higher Education LGBT Resource Professionals, where she was formally a Co-Chair of the organization. Sara also teaches in the Women Gender and Sexuality Studies Program. When Sara is not at work, she loves scuba diving, hanging out with her family and running slowly in triathlons.
  • Degrees

    Bachelors, Women’s Studies and Political Science, University of Rhode Island; Masters, Student Affairs Administration in Higher Education, Texas A&M University
  • Favorite Spot on Campus:

    Center for Diversity & Inclusion and the patio outside ISSS

  • Cntr for Diversity & Inclusion
  • Mary Graydon - 201
  • Monday-Friday: 9am-5pm

  • (202) 885-3346 (Office)
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