Dr. Doris Clark Sarr currently serves in the nonprofit sector, providing creative and innovative services and consultation in program development, grant strategy, funder relations, and proposal writing. For over 30 years, she worked in Higher Education as an Administrator in Student Affairs, professional Grant Writer and Reviewer, and served as an Adjunct Professor teaching Communications and Business Courses. Over the past several years, Dr. Sarr has most recently secured over $6 Million in Grant funding for a variety of clients.
She received a bachelor's in Marketing, a Master's in Public Administration, and a Master's in Organizational Communication from Murray State University in Murray, KY. In 2007, she received her Ph.D. in Urban Higher Education from Jackson State University in Jackson, Mississippi.
Dr. Sarr was the first female President of the Kentucky Black Caucus of Local Elected Officials; and the first and only African American female elected to the City Council in Murray, KY. She is a Fulbright Scholar, one of the most widely recognized and prestigious scholarships globally. A few of her accomplishments include serving in a Governor appointed position as a State Human Rights Commissioner; Political Empowerment Award Recipient for services to western Kentucky and the Commonwealth of Kentucky; NAACP Chapter Rosa Parks Power of One Honoree for 2020; and was named a Kentucky Colonel. She continues to give back to the community through the Beta Omega Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. and other groups and organizations.
Dr. Sarr has traveled to over 30 different countries and loves to share her world experiences.