Covers venture capital and the culture of Silicon Valley for Reuters. Among her articles: –how pedigree counts for more than people would like to think in Silicon Valley http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/09/12/us-usa-startup-connections-insight-idUSBRE98B15U20130912 –why shaving your head works as a career-building move in Silicon Valley http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/11/27/us-valley-ageism-idUSBRE8AQ0JK20121127 -an immigration loophole for foreign entrepreneurs known as the “genius” visa http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/06/29/us-usa-visa-extraordinary-idUSBRE85S09A20120629 –the teenagers winning millions in venture cash http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/02/21/us-venture-young-idUSTRE81K06P20120221 Plus scoops on fundraising (on the company side, like Uber’s summer 2013 round, and the VC firm side, like Benchmark’s late 2013 round) Previously, Sarah worked for the Wall Street Journal for 14 years, in the Los Angeles, Hong Kong, and Washington DC bureaus. Her first newspaper job was a stint at the Kuwait Times in the mid 1990s, where she attended camel races and learned to wear an abaya. In her spare time, she likes traveling and hiking. Her last big hike was Mt Whitney, and her next big hiking goal is the Inca Trail.