Sarah makes me feel like a valued member of the ISU community, because she cares about me as a young woman. Weekly meetings with her this semester have been wonderful and I not only have grown as a grant writer, but as a person. Sarah is dedicated to her job, but working for the faculty and students at ISU means so much more to her than just a “job”, and it shows in her work and in her interaction with me. She was such a great mentor for me this semester, and I am confident that we will stay in touch well after I have graduated. In a world of chaos and stressful life events, I’m truly thankful for Sarah’s time.