Sarah Griechen

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Sarah is the Founder of Score A Friend, Inc., and serves as Chief Executive Officer, and consultant to Score A Friend Clubs across the country.

Sarah’s twin brother has an Autism Spectrum Disorder and experienced a lack of inclusion in his schools and community.

Sarah designed the Score A Friend program to help her brother find a friend and build inclusion in schools for kids of ALL abilities.

Sarah has been a Girl Scout since 2005, receiving her Gold Award in 2016 for her design and implementation of Score A Friend, Incorporated.

In May of 2016, she was awarded the Stephanie A. Foote Leadership Prize by Girl Scouts of Colorado. In October of 2016, she was awarded the National Young Woman of Distinction Award by Girl Scouts of the USA.

She was also awarded the 2016 Outstanding Youth Award for National Philanthropy Day in Colorado, the President’s Volunteer Service Award, the Centennial Youth Achievement Award, and the Developmental Pathways Shining Star Award.

She has served on Special Olympics Colorado’s Youth Activation Committee since 2013, and has been actively involved in leading and participating in numerous state wide Special Olympics events.

In 2017, she was chosen as a “hero” by the Foundation for A Better Life and is currently filming for television commercials, billboards, and videos. In fall of 2017, Sarah became a freshman at Colorado State University, pursuing a degree in Business Administration with a minor in Computer Science. She will start a Score A Friend Club on campus, and host the first Score A Friend Inclusion Conference by 2019.

She serves as an annual volunteer to Adam’s Camp, and an inclusion activist and speaker around the globe.

Sarah will graduate from college in 2021, pursuing a career in social innovation and entrepreneurship to advance inclusion in the world.