Sarah Lee

Slover Linett Audience Research
Chicago, Illinois

Sarah Lee is president of Slover Linett and guides the firm’s evolving exploration of cultural ecosystems, community and audience engagement, and organizational development and its relationship to social and civic impact. She designs research and evaluation studies that create new knowledge about community engagement and social impact for individual cultural and creative placemaking organizations and the field at large, leading Slover Linett’s work with the James Irvine Foundation, the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, and the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. She is, most recently, the co-author of Setting the Stage for Community Change: Reflecting on Creative Placemaking Outcomes, a whitepaper for the Levitt Foundation. Before joining Slover Linett, Sarah completed doctoral coursework in urban and cultural policy, program evaluation, and econometric analysis at the University of Chicago, where she also earned her master’s degree. She earned her BA in government cum laude from Harvard University.