Sarah Jenny is a community organizer, new media producer, and artist. She has served as a community organizer and co-founder of SWOP-NYC since 2007. 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 from a human rights-based and harm reduction approach.
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).