Co-Founder and CEO, Thread
Sarah Hemminger is a social entrepreneur, scientist, and ice dancer who co-founded Thread with her husband Ryan Hemminger in 2004. She has 14 years of experience in nonprofit management and expertise in the development, expansion, and replication of models of forming relationships across lines of difference between high school students, volunteers, and collaborators. Hemminger was awarded fellowships from Ashoka, Echoing Green Foundation, Open Society Institute, and the Albert Schweitzer Fellows Program. She received the Siebel Scholars Award for outstanding work in the field of technology and engineering, and her research has been published in the Journal of Neuroscience, Journal of Neurophysiology, and Cerebral Cortex. Hemminger previously worked as an engineer for Medtronic XOMED.