MCC Country Director for Kosovo
Sarah Olmstead is the MCC Country Director for Kosovo. She has been an economist at MCC for nearly six years, providing economic guidance and analysis in eight compact countries, including Georgia, Liberia, and the Philippines, among others. Before coming to MCC, Sarah worked at the Office of the Coordinator for Reconstruction and Stabilization at the State Department and the RAND Corporation, focusing in both cases on international development and conflict prevention. Prior to that, she worked in the Science and Human Rights Program of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Sarah holds a Ph.D. in Policy Analysis from the Pardee RAND Graduate School and studied physics at the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities and Harvey Mudd College.