Princess Sarah Culberson
September 21, 2022, 5:30pm, Mountainlair Ballrooms
Growing up in Morgantown, West Virginia with her adoptive parents, Sarah Culberson had little knowledge of her ancestry. Join us to explore how she discovered she is Princess Sarah Culberson and now pursues her purpose throughout the United States by promoting education, empowerment, diversity and inclusion and abroad through her non-profit work in Sierra Leone.
ABOUT THE SPEAKER
Princess Sarah has an extraordinary journey that has been featured on CNN, GMA, BBC among numerous other publications worldwide which has trended #1 globally in over 60 countries. She is an internationally-known thought leader, TEDx speaker, artist and educator whose work addresses biracial and cultural identity and raises awareness of issues impacting Sierra Leone.
She shared the story of reuniting with her birth father in A Princess Found: An American Family, an African Chiefdom, and the Daughter Who Connected Them All, coauthored with Tracy Trivas and published by St. Martin’s Press. A Princess Found is now being adapted into a major motion picture for Disney Studios by award-winning filmmaker Stephanie Allain. Princess Sarah has also been honored with receiving the prestigious Trumpet Impact Award.
Princess Sarah and her brother Hindo Joseph Kposowa [pah-SOH-wah] founded the non-profit Sierra Leone Rising which provides clean drinking water, sanitary pads for girls, education, medical attention, resources to build schools and technology centers, and more throughout Sierra Leone. Her work in business and technology has led her to create upcoming projects including an animation show with Randy Jackson as well as a Roblox game to connect and educate children about cultures around the world.