Sarah Elizabeth Richards
Sarah Elizabeth Richards is a journalist and author of Motherhood, Rescheduled: The New Frontier of Egg Freezing and the Women Who Tried It, a narrative non-fiction book that chronicles the lives of four women who attempt to preserve their fertility by freezing their eggs. (Simon & Schuster, 2013)
Sarah specializes in covering health and medicine, social issues and travel trends and has written for more than two dozen print and digital media outlets, including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Time, Newsweek, Elle, Marie Claire, Cosmopolitan, Financial Times, Slate and Yahoo! Travel. She writes a twice-monthly relationship advice column for the online dating site eHarmony.com. Sarah also works as a content marketing strategist and consultant for technology startups, health communication agencies and public relations clients and writes blog posts, executive speeches, press releases, crisis communications, annual reports, newsletters and website copy.
She completed her undergraduate studies at the University of California at Berkeley and holds master's degrees from the Graduate School of Journalism and the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University. A recipient of numerous awards, she is a three-time winner of the Newswomen’s Club of New York’s Front Page award, most recently in the science category for a story about a controversial infertility treatment for Elle Magazine.
Sarah frequently speaks about the impact of fertility advances on women's lives at conferences and clinics and has appeared on MSNBC, PBS Newshour, Fox & Friends, the BBC World Service and NPR. She also works as an adjunct assistant professor at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, where she advises students on their master's projects.