Sarah Kovner has been actively advising non-profit organizations and political candidates since the early 1970s. Between 1971 and 1975 Ms. Kovner served as a founding board member of the Coalition for Free Choice, the National Women’s Political Caucus and the First Women’s Bank of New York. During this time, Ms. Kovner also became the President of Arts, Letters and Politics, a public affairs consulting firm serving a wide range of non-profit organizations.
In 1991 Ms. Kovner became the Deputy Director of the New York State Clinton-Gore campaign. Ms. Kovner then served as the Special Assistant to the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services throughout the Clinton administrations. During this time, she was the agency representative to the Interagency Committee on Women’s Business Enterprise and the representative to the UN Commission on the Status of Women from 1993 until 2000.
Ms. Kovner currently sits on the Boards of NARAL Pro-Choice New York and the High School for Environmental Studies.