Sarah has been a staff photographer at The Washington Post for more than 20 years. She has dedicated much of her career to the coverage of Latin America, the Caribbean and immigration issues in the United States.
She has been awarded numerous honors, including the National Press Photographers Association Cliff Edom’s “New America Award” for her coverage of Latino immigration. Her work documenting the war on drugs in Mexico received the Robert F. Kennedy Award for International Photography, the John Faber Award by the Overseas Press Club and a special mention by the Hillman Prize for Photojournalism.
She documented the warming relations between Cuba and The United States, earning acclaim from the White House News Press Association. She is co-founder and co-director of Women Photojournalists of Washington, WPOW. Sarah received a masters degree from the University of Missouri where she dedicated many hours helping with The Missouri Photo Workshop. She became the proud parent of Isabel Rebekah Funez in 2010.