Sara has worked in media companies since starting her first job as a Mother Jones intern in 1986. She subsequently spent six years as a journalist, working as an editor, feature writer, and documentary film producer. In 1994, after completing an MBA, she began working as a media executive in digital media companies, founding her first Internet company in 1998. She has since founded or bought several entrepreneurial companies, most recently an e-commerce company focused on children's toys made from natural materials. She is currently working as an entrepreneur and business consultant in New York.