Sarah Barker is an IT professional. She has extensive experience in software development, systems integration, training and management. In her current role as Director, Data Intelligence at Our Community, she works with data scientists, software engineers, communications specialists and subject matter experts on innovative projects that aim to strengthen the social sector in Australia and beyond.
Before joining Our Community, Sarah spent two years working for an international NGO in London, first in their IT department and then as the coordinator for a multi-million dollar livelihoods project funded through a corporate grant. She has worked in technology roles at Accenture, Telstra and ANZ Bank and has undertaken several voluntary positions.
Sarah is particularly interested in poverty reduction, IT for development, and women’s rights and empowerment.