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Milken Scholar 2019
Scholar Profile

Sarah Deonarain

International Development


Sarah Deonarain graduated from Harvard University in 2023 with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics, Secondary in Ethnicity, Migration, and Rights, and a citation in Spanish. Her interests include international development, law and policy, and social entrepreneurship. She aims to formulate innovative and research-driven solutions to issues in international development, migration, and human rights. She enjoys creative writing and social impact filmmaking. Sarah aspires to go to law school to pursue a JD/PhD degree in law and economics. She would love to connect with professionals in law and development to learn more about these fields!

High school:  Townsend Harris High School at Queens College


College Year Degree
Harvard College
Cambridge, MA
2023 A.B. Economics

News and Highlights

Sarah Deonarain (MS '19)

Women in Leadership: Sarah Deonarain, MS ’19, was selected for the 2022 Fitzie Award which recognizes and rewards outstanding young women from Harvard College, the Harvard Business School, Tenacre Country Day School and Dana Hall School, institutions that Fitzie Grogan Petersmeyer attended.  Sarah joins an ever-growing network of past winners and Foundation supporters and she received a monetary grant which will assist in her career development.  Previous awardees have used their funding to travel and live abroad, which is one of Sarah’s top priorities upon graduation!  You can learn more about the award here.