Sarah Thebarge is a free-lance speaker, blogger, journalist and author. Sarah studied Journalism at the Columbia University School of Journalism and Medical Science at Yale School of Medicine. A licensed physician assistant in California, Sarah has provided international healthcare services extensively, volunteering in Togo, West Africa, Kenya and the Dominican Republic.
Her memoir, The Invisible Girls, weaves her story of nearly dying of breast cancer in her 20’s together with the story of a Somali refugee family she met on a train in Portland, Oregon, as she was recovering from her cancer treatments.
Her second book, WELL, launched in November 2017, is about three months she provided healthcare services in Togo.
Sarah’s blog was featured by MSNBC.com. Her writing has appeared in National Geographic, USA Today, Huffington Post and more. As a speaker, Sarah is a regular at retreats, churches, colleges and conferences. She is also a spokesperson for Compassion International.
Sarah currently lives in San Francisco.