Sara Yohannes is the Event Manager at the Brigham Research Institute (BRI). She is responsible for managing and executing all events for the BRI, in addition to assisting other departments. She plans around 100 events a year ranging from 20 – 1,000 attendees. Also, works in partnership with other departments and institutions to collaborate on new events to achieve the goals of the BRI and the Brigham. Sara volunteered at the MGB Center for COVID Innovation (MGB CCI) as administrative support during the height of the COVID pandemic, and was cited on the evaluation of serological lateral flow assays for severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus-2 publication. She previously worked at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital Orthopedic and Arthritis Center and the AIDS Action Committee of Massachusetts. Sara graduated from Suffolk University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in 2012.