Sage Drennon is the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Manager here at College Forward. Sage was born and raised in Japan, moving to America when she was 11. They have a deep passion for working with students in the nonprofit sector and offer their skills in macro-level work. Sage has served at 3 other nonprofit organizations over the last 6 years and is deeply committed to social justice issues. Sage has experience in large scale organization-wide initiatives, organizational change, and managing diversity and inclusion initiatives. They hold a bachelor’s degree in secondary education with a focus in ESOL from the University of North Florida and a Masters in Nonprofit Leadership with a focus on diversity and inclusion from Seattle University.
Outside of the office, they enjoy spending time with their yorkie-poodle named Piper and exploring all Austin has to offer.