Sara Mokuria

Sara Mokuria


Associate Director, Leadership Initiatives

Sara Mokuria is Associate Director for Leadership Initiatives with The Institute for Urban Policy Research at the University of Texas at Dallas, where she brings high-level experience in project management, program design and community engagement, combined with lifelong passions for justice, equity and arts and culture. She is the local coordinator for the Race Forward: Facing Race Conference, project manager for Trans.lation Vickery Meadow, board member at The Dallas Peace Center, co-founder of Mothers Against Police Brutality, co-creator of When Race Becomes Real: The Next Generation Speaks, and most importantly proud mother of Amari Tappin.

Currently she is teaching Special Topics in Applied Sociology at the University of Texas at Dallas. Sara is a Dallas native and is committed to helping her city become a beacon of racial and economic justice. She is a sought after project manager, trainer, and facilitator. Sara holds a Bachelor's degree from New School University and two Master's degrees from Simmons College.

Technical Skills: Community engagement, Focus groups