Sarah Badawi is a Finance Partner at Grand Challenges Canada, where her main responsibility is to provide financial support to the Programs area of the organization, enabling innovators to meet pre-award and post-award financial requirements. Sarah conducts institutional risk assessments, reviews innovators’ budgets during the negotiation process, reviews innovators’ financial reports and assists throughout the life cycle of projects. She also provides financial guidance to the Programs/Investments Teams and leads innovator financial information sessions.
Prior to joining Grand Challenges Canada, Sarah worked at a IBI Group as a Senior Accountant in the Financial Reporting team. Sarah graduated from Brock University with a Bachelor of Accounting degree and is currently pursuing her Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation.