Eurasia Group | Sarah Alshaalan


Researcher, Middle East & North Africa


Middle East & North Africa

Sarah supports Eurasia Group's Middle East and North Africa practice in its coverage of the Gulf countries, the Levant region, and North Africa. She focuses primarily on issues related to political transformation, cultural change, and youth populations.
Prior to joining the firm, Sarah worked for J. Walter Thompson on communications strategies, the International Committee of the Red Cross on humanitarian aid projects, and TEDx on conferences in Lebanon. She earned a master's degree in international politics with an emphasis on the Middle East from the School of Oriental and African Studies. Sarah also has a bachelor's degree with a double major in media and nutrition from American University of Beirut. A Saudi national with a multicultural background, Sarah is fluent in Arabic, English, French, and Spanish. She was a professional ballet dancer but now prefers to practice yoga.