Sarah Jenny is an activist, artist and community organizer. She is an online marketing professional working in the non-profit sector. Prior to this work, she served as a community organizer and co-founder of SWOP-NYC from 2007 to 2012. SWOP-NYC is part of a national grassroots network dedicated to improving the lives of current and former sex workers on and off of the job. She is also a member of the Center for Sex Work Research and Policy, the PROS Network, and the Global Network of Sex Worker Projects. She has formerly served on the board of the Desiree Alliance Conference and as the new media director of $pread Magazine. Sarah Jenny is deeply invested in sex workers’ rights activism and AIDS activism. She focuses on this work through a human rights and harm reduction framework.
Sarah Jenny earned a B.A. from Hampshire College in visual art and cultural studies in 2005 and and a M.P.S. in Interactive Telecommunications Program at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts in 2011 where she investigated the ways technology can be used to reduce HIV transmission and to improve the lives of those living with HIV/AIDS. In her free time she enjoys social justice projects, pre-war architecture, reading non-fiction and doting on her cats (she has two).