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Sarah J Mitton
Brand Manager
Kirkland, Canada
NGO Partner: 
FHI 360
Assignment Location: 
Dakar, Senegal
April – September 2014
Fellowship Title: 
Entrepreneurship Fellow
Fellow Biography: 

Sarah joined Pfizer (then Pharmacia) in 2001 and over the last 12 years has assumed roles of increasing responsibility. Sarah is currently the Rapamune Brand Manager and is responsible for the complete management of the brand including the marketing, promotion and financial management. She develops the annual brand strategic and tactical plan based on extensive market analysis and insights obtained from internal and external customers. She has also worked on the strategic planning for the nonprofit organization, Fertile Future as a board member since 2008.

Fellows working with FHI360 Senegal office in 2014-2015 will develop a comprehensive plan for non communicable disease prevention and control programming. Sarah will initiate the development a comprehensive plan for non communicable disease prevention and control programming with local staff.

Sarah believes the unique learning environment afforded by the GHF program will sharpen her leadership, communication and interpersonal skills. After completing her fellowship, Sarah hopes to use new problem solving skills and innovative approaches to her everyday activities.

FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions.