Meet one of AHA's Corporate Development Directors, Sara Shaw!
What brought you to be an advocate for the American Heart Association?
I am proud to work at the American Heart Association and have my finger on the pulse of what we are doing right here in Minnesota to create a healthier community. I believe that we can be the change in the world and when we work together - towards something we believe in, we can move mountains.
What issues or policies are you most passionate about and why?
I am passionate about continuing to create and sustain a healthy community for our children.
What is your favorite advocacy memory or experience so far and what made it great?
I was so proud to see how we work at the state level but even more proud when I saw a group of students, city leaders and community members come together to increase the tobacco tax in Edina and St. Louis Park!
What is your favorite way to be active?
My favorite way to be active is to work with the Heart and Stroke Ambassadors and encourage them to help spread the word about the great work with are doing in advocacy.
What is your favorite fruit or vegetable?
Vegetable: Green beans