Sarah Wayne Callies
Actress and Ambassador, International Rescue Committee (IRC)
Actor, writer, and director Sarah Wayne Callies (The Company You Keep, The Walking Dead, Prison Break) has represented the IRC as an ambassador for more than 13 years. Inspired by her grandfather’s experience as a refugee fleeing Hungary, Sarah has spent time speaking with IRC clients and staff in Thailand, Iraq, Jordan, Serbia, Seattle, San Diego, New York City, Dallas, and Atlanta. Looking to the future, Sarah is a major proponent of the IRC’s work to address, mitigate, and combat the climate crisis, which has become a major source of displacement around the world.
90 years of the International Rescue Committee (IRC): Exploring the parallel between then and now
Crafting peace and building a safer world