Sarah Burns

Board of Advisors
Sarah Burns headshot

B.A. Journalism (Public Relations) University of North Texas, 2004

  • Chief Marketing Officer, Dallas Children's Advocacy Center
    • 3 years
    • Powerful social media campaigns promote awareness and fund raising for children who suffer child abuse
    • Intense work during COVID-19 pandemic as abuse increases yet is harder to detect
  • Senior Communications Director, Texas Women's Foundation
    • 3 years
    • Responsible for brand, events, PR, marketing and outreach for the largest regional women's fund in the world
  • Children's Medical Center
    • 2 years
    • Strategic marketing for Gill Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders and organ transplants
  • Location: Dallas
  • Organizations
    • SMU Corporate Communication & Public Affairs, advisory board
    • Junior League of Dallas, board of directors
  • The Executive Committee believes Sarah's unique insight into nonprofits could inform job paths for UNT graduates. She has risen quickly in her field, and her youth offers the Board a millennial perspective on the expectations and challenges facing today's graduates.