Sahr Said came to S.C Johnson School of Management as a Forte Fellow in Fall 2012. Sahr has always been passionate about business in the emerging markets. After receiving a B.S in Economics from Cornell University, she travelled to Pakistan to take on a variety of roles in banking, development and entrepreneurship. Sahr began her career working for Citibank as a Risk Analyst in the commercial banking division. Post banking, she joined a USAID project as a Marketing Manger wherein she worked towards developing women from conflict areas into entrepreneurs. She also runs a successful dairy operation in Pakistan.
Sahr enrolled in Johnson because she wanted to build upon her previous analytical and entrepreneurial experience with structured learning in leadership and business. She is an Emerging Markets Fellow candidate, and a candidate for the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Institute Fellowship.