Sarah Schenk

Sarah Schenck is a writer, director, and producer. She uses storytelling to advance public health goals for diverse audiences. Sarah creates shorts for nonprofits and teaches meditation at St. Francis Friends of the Poor. While serving as the NYC Comptroller’s Senior Education Policy Advisor she taught herself filmmaking. Sarah directed, produced, and was the correspondent for Saving Carla, a film on childhood obesity that aired on PBS. She co-founded ParentEarth, dedicated to healthy food for all families. Her films have won awards at festivals worldwide. Sarah’s latest film, The Invisible Extinction, showcases the critical role microbes play in human health.