Ms. D. Sara E. Buchanan


Sara Elizabeth Buchanan, Gbowee Peace Foundation Africa (GPFA)’s current Board of Directors (BoD) Chairperson has served on the Board of Directors (BoD) of Gbowee Peace Foundation Africa (GPFA) since 2015. Sara is currently the Director of Administration & HR (Internal Communications & Corporate Social Responsibility) at Orange Liberia. She was a member of the management team of Total Lubrifiants working as a Strategy Business Analyst in Paris, France and is TOTAL SA first Liberian expatriate. Prior to that, Sara served on the executive management team of TOTAL SA in Liberia as its Administrative & Legal Director. She also previously worked for several years as a licensed Stockbroker/ Financial Advisor and Partner at a wealth management company in the USA. Sara, the youngest ever Miss Liberia, is a humanitarian and activist for women and children for the past 20+ years. Her remarkable  initiative ‘Une Ecole/Un Thermoflash’ aims to equip schools in developing countries with non-touch thermometers for the early detection of contagious and non-contagious illnesses to reduce child mortality rates through early detection.

GPFA Inspiration: “I joined the GPFA team because I wanted to be part of a dynamic and trustworthy organization that has proven to have a tangible positive impact on a large scale and at the grassroots level”.