Author: Sahar Dar

Sahar Dar

Sahar is a dual degree MBA/MPA program at MIT Sloan School of Management and Harvard Kennedy School. Her coursework focuses on general management, marketing, strategy, and government relations. At Sloan, Sahar serves as the Chief Administration Officer of the Sloan Senate. She has previously served as its VP of Diversity and on the MIT Sloan Diversity Committee, and has planned and executed almost a dozen "Ask Me Anything" panels in the past two years. Sahar has also served as an Admissions Ambassador, a VP in the Real Estate and Travel & Hospitality Clubs, and as a liaison for BUILD, organizing volunteer days with students. In her first year at Sloan, Sahar represented the student body as a member of the Graduate Student Council, working with graduate school students from across MIT on important issues, most notably the school's participation with the "It's On Us" campaign. During her first year, as a VP of Net Impact, Sahar also raised money for Sloan Social Impact Fellowships and had the privilege of selecting almost a dozen recipients from among her esteemed classmates. A former corporate lawyer, Sahar worked in Strategy and M&A at Intercontinental Hotels Group and at the White House Office of Management of Budget during her two summers in grad school.


Ask Me Anything Series: Embracing Sloan’s Diversity and Influencing World Views

When I first came to Sloan, I was amazed by how incredibly diverse the student body was. Not just by race or ethnicity but by educational and professional background, sexual orientation, religious background, and life experiences. As a dual degree student in the three-year MBA-MPA program with MIT Sloan and … Read more 

“Sloan Serves” Kick Off Event

Sloanies have always prided themselves on the myriad of service opportunities available at the school. Each year, students plan a variety of service projects and public service programs ranging from volunteer days at local non-profit agencies to hosting students through BUILD and from working on international development consulting projects … Read more