Sara is based in CrossBoundary’s Beirut office and is a member of the advisory team. Sara holds a bachelor’s degree in Finance from the American University of Beirut. She began her career in Dubai, where she worked for Standard Chartered Bank as an Assistant Relationship Manager under the Financial Institutions Unit. Prior to joining CrossBoundary, Sara worked as a Senior Credit Analyst at Al-Mawarid Bank, handling a portfolio of 50+ SMEs and Corporates, and then later at IM Capital, a Venture Capital firm funded by USAID, focused on providing support to the entrepreneurship ecosystem in Lebanon. At IM Capital, Sara provided coaching and mentoring to startups, handled the company’s Angel Investors program and IM Capital’s credit files.