Sara Peña Joins PSEG as the Director of External Affairs
Newark, NJ – The Boys to Leaders Foundation is proud to announce that its Founder and President, Sara Peña, has joined PSEG as the Director of External Affairs.
As the Director of External Affairs, Ms. Peña will be primarily responsible for developing and implementing strategic outreach and communication plans in support of critical PSEG, PSE&G and PSEG Power priorities. The role includes managing a team of Regional Public Affairs Managers who advocate and gain support for key business priorities, legislative and regulatory proposals, and projects to a wide range of external audiences.
“I am extremely excited to join PSEG, a company with a mission to make our communities better places to live and work,” said Sara Peña, Founder and President of Boys to Leaders Foundation. “PSEG has placed sustainability at the forefront of the company’s agenda and are truly committed to cultivating diversity and inclusion.”
A native of Newark, Sara Peña received her bachelor’s degree in management from Kean University and her master’s degree in Public Administration from Rutgers University in Newark. She is a Leadership Newark Fellow, a program designed to cultivate leadership through immersion in public policy and engagement with social and political issues and a graduate of Emerge New Jersey, a political leadership training program for women.
Ms. Peña brings over twenty years of expertise in developing and implementing statewide communication strategies and building relationships and partnerships geared towards addressing community affairs ranging from the non-profit, healthcare, government, and private sectors. Her commitment to community service and passion for mentoring the youth has led her to be recognized and honored by numerous organizations and elected officials, including the “Abriendo Puertas” award from The Association of Latin American Law Students and the “Latina Trailblazer of the Year” award by the New Jersey Statewide Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. She has also been included in InsiderNJ’s 100 Policy Makers Power List, which recognizes the top policy leaders in New Jersey.
About Boys to Leaders Foundation
The Boys to Leaders Foundation is a non-profit organization whose mission is to empower, motivate and inspire young men by providing leadership training, educational programs and positive personal and professional development. The organization’s goal is to unleash the potential of young men while offering resources they will need to succeed. To learn more about Boys to Leaders Foundation, and for additional information on how to support the organization’s mission, please visit www.boystoleadersfoundation.org