Sara Carbajal-Salisbury is originally from Mexico City. She is married and is the mother of three children that she has raised multicultural and bilingual. In 2002 she joined a team of professionals to start a Non-Profit organization, Alliance Community Services, with the mission of “Improving the quality of life for the Hispanic community by making health & social services accessible to them”. She is the co-founder and Program Director for the Community Cancer Support Services and Alliance Breast Cancer Programs (ABC). She has received training specifically for breast and cervical cancer and has participated in many professional conferences dealing with health and cancer issues to better serve Hispanic/Latina survivors.
She also received Facilitator Training from the University of Utah, conducted focus groups in several health fields; participated in conferences with Redes en Accion (The National Hispanic/Latino Cancer Network), Avon Foundation for Women, and Utah Department of Health; received a fellowship award from the National Latino Council on Alcohol and Tobacco Prevention and recognition from the Utah Department of Health Utah Cancer Control Program (UCCP) for her work with “Triunfadoras,” a Hispanic Breast Cancer Survivors Support Group. Currently, she serves in the Executive Committee of the Utah Cancer Action Network (UCAN); the Community Advisory Council of the Intermountain Medical Center, and the Utah State Medical Care Advisory Committee. As if she weren’t busy enough, Sara also volunteers for different Hispanic organizations such as Utah Coalition of La Raza and Club de Mujeres Latinas.