Sadara Shine

Program Information Officer

Driven by compassion and a God-given mandate to be of service to others, Sadara is no stranger to the unrelenting commitment needed to effectively sustain His kingdom here on earth. As a passionate, resourceful and faith-filled servant leader, she has been blessed with the opportunity to combine her passions for promoting the things of God while remaining an advocate for marketplace ministry.

Sadara’s dedication to ensuring the promotion, protection, and provision of God’s most vulnerable people is her life’s calling. Following several years of global work and research across Sub-Saharan Africa, she has become well-versed in field programming by working hand in hand with local grassroots organizations.

Committed to building strong communities, Sadara comes equipped with a dual degree in political science and global studies, a Master’s degree in international development, and 6+ years of work experience in program creation, monitoring and evaluation, development, and published work. She is currently in the final year of her Ph.D. program (Intercultural Studies—Missiology), further equipping her with the tools necessary to align her passions with God’s calling on her life.

Sadara is certain that in this season God has led her to Tearfund USA to use her position to be a catalyst in propelling her passions and exemplifying her unwavering love for Christ and His people.

Through her experiences and studies, Sadara boldly embraces her spiritual assignment as Tearfund USA’s Program Information Officer and uses her strengths to help the leadership team align strategic programming with the global mission of Tearfund, actively promoting equality and justice here and abroad.

Sadara resides in the Washington DC area and is an active member of her community.