Sarah Kauss is an award-winning, Harvard-educated entrepreneur who’s proving that passion, brains and some brawn can get you to the top of the retail game.

In 2009, Sarah had a life-changing moment while hiking in Arizona that inspired her to take hold of a personal passion for conservation and turn it into a new career.

As the founder of S’well, Sarah has taken a fashion-forward approach to being environmentally friendly, while regularly sharing lessons learned in retail, manufacturing, business building and conservation.

Sarah has been recognized as a Fortune’s “40 Under 40” honoree, EY Entrepreneurial Winning Woman and awarded the Harvard Business School Club of New York's Entrepreneurship Award. She sits on the UNICEF USA New York Regional Board, is an Entrepreneur in Residence at Harvard Business School and a mentor in the Fortune-State Department Global Mentoring Program. Sarah is a member of the 2018 Class of Henry Crown Fellows and a member of the 2020 Class of Braddock Scholars within the Aspen Global leadership Network at the Aspen Institute.

Some of the Places She's Spoken

Harvard Business School