Sarah Doody is the Founder and President of Engaging Journeys, Inc. Her company was formed for the purpose of providing management and operational services for educationally focused travel programs to organizations and institutions that place a value on life-long learning and educationally focused travel programs.
Engaging Journeys is committed to the philosophy that traveling with individuals who share your passions and interests and who believe that learning is a life-long journey is the only way to travel. The mission of Engaging Journeys is to provide management support and expertise for the operation of educational travel programs for organizations that do not have the in-house capabilities. Our goal is to provide an avenue for your constituents to pursue the tradition of lifelong learning through educationally focused journeys to worldwide destinations. Our company can assist your institution in not only starting a program but also expanding an existing one.
Prior to forming her own company, Sarah was the Director with the Bryn Mawr Alumnae Association for over 13 years, running many if the major initiatives for the Association and the College, including the Bryn Mawr Alumnae Travel Program. The travel program grew significantly under her leadership and became not only an extremely productive alumnae engagement and outreach tool but also a program that generated revenue. Sarah continued to mange the Bryn Mawr travel program though Engaging Journeys. In addition to managing Bryn Mawr’s Travel Program, Engaging Journeys also manages and supports programs for Case Western Reserve University, Jacksonville University, Swarthmore College and Main Line School Night.
Prior to her time at Bryn Mawr College, Sarah worked in the world of corporate banking where she managed a lending group specializing in mergers, acquisitions and highly leveraged transactions. Sarah’s background as a corporate banker has enabled her to apply the marketing and analysis skills from the business world to the world of affinity travel. Key to the growth of the programs under her guidance has been the strategic marketing plan which has consistently brought in new travelers while continuing to engage past travelers. Sarah has traveled to six continents and 58 countries. Sarah holds an AB from Franklin and Marshall College in Sociology and Economics.