Sara Lamback is a senior director in the Workforce & Regional Economies practice at JFF. She provides project leadership and strategy on a range of initiatives that strengthen pathways to high-demand careers. Her work integrates research, labor market analysis, and technical assistance to organizations that help adults from low-income backgrounds train for and succeed in jobs with career advancement potential.
Lamback’s skills and areas of expertise include:
- Workforce development
- Sector strategies
- Short-term credentialing
- Adult learning
- Research and labor market analysis
Before joining JFF, she conducted research for Harvard University’s Achievement Gap Initiative, and she has taught at both the K-12 and postsecondary levels.
- Bachelor’s degree in French and political science, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, North Carolina
- Master’s degree in French literature, specialized concentration in gender studies, Middlebury College, Middlebury, Vermont
- Master’s degree in education policy and management, Harvard Graduate School of Education