Sarah Elizabeth Richards 

Sarah Elizabeth Richards is a journalist who covers the intersection of science, technology and culture for more than two dozen national media outlets, including The Atlantic, Huffington Post, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Time, NBC News, Elle, Marie Claire, Cosmopolitan and Yahoo! Travel. She writes a regular relationship advice column for the online dating site eHarmony.com. She is the 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)

Sarah is also a staff writer for New American Economy, a nonprofit advocating for immigration reform that was founded by former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg. She 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. 

Sarah 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 recently spoke at Ignite San Diego on the topic “What I Learned About Love After Putting My Mom on Match.”

In her personal life, she’s a mentor to former foster care youth with the Junior League of San Diego, enjoys the exhilaration of working as a team racing sailboats in San Diego Bay and recently signed up for a course learning how to live out of a giant backpack in the wilderness. 

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