Sarah Jones (Writer/Performer/Producer)
Called "a master of the genre" by The New York Times, Sarah Jones is a Tony® and Obie Award-winning performer and writer known for the multi-character, one-person Broadway hit Bridge & Tunnel, originally produced by Oscar® winner Meryl Streep, and her current, critically-acclaimed show Sell/Buy/Date.
Renowned as “a one-woman global village”, she has also given multiple main-stage TED Talks garnering nearly six million views, performed at The White House and United State of Women Summit for President and First Lady Obama, and given an historic performance at The World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.
The daughter of two physicians, Sarah was educated at The United Nations School and Bryn Mawr College, all of which contributed to her becoming a vocal advocate for the empowerment of women and girls globally. In her role as a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador, she has performed for audiences around the world, and raised awareness of issues including ethnic, racial, and economic disparities in the United States.
Most recently, Jones launched Foment Productions, a social justice-focused entertainment company. Sell/Buy/Date, which has been commissioned by the NoVo Foundation, was its first production. Foment Productions is also developing a docuseries with Ron Howard’s Imagine Entertainment.
Learn more about Sarah’s ongoing projects at www.sarahjonesonline.com and follow her on all social platforms @yesimsarahjones.