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.