Center for Teaching and Learning
Sara BendoraitisSara started at American University in 2007 as the Director of the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender and Ally Resource Center and in 2011, became the Director of Programming, Outreach, and Advocacy for the Center for Diversity & Inclusion.
As Director, Sara leads student-centered signature programs and campus-wide educational initiatives that promote diversity and inclusion of under-served populations. She provides advocacy, curriculum assistance and teaching, needs assessments and evaluations, support for individual and groups of students, and crisis intervention with particular attention to meeting the needs of multicultural, first generation, women and LGBTQ students. Sara also teaches in the Women Gender and Sexuality Studies Program.