Sarah Benzuly has been a practicing journalist since 2000. Prior to working at UC Berkeley Extension, she was group managing editor for three pro audio B2B brands (Mix, Electronic Musician and Remix). Since joining the UC Berkeley Extension marketing department, Sarah is continually inspired by the students who come to Extension to meet their educational goals—be it changing careers, advancing in their current position or simply enjoying learning something new. Sarah covers the Business and Sciences, Mathematics and Biotechnology departments. Outside of the office, Sarah spends time with her husband; black lab/pitbull mix, Ragnar; and four backyard chickens. Oh, and a glass of cabernet sauvignon. You can connect with her at sbenzuly@berkeley.edu

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