Sara Kalim has Polish-Indian heritage. She is Director of Development at Somerville College, overseeing fundraising strategy and development, bearing responsibility for fundraising campaigns (including for the Oxford Indian centre) and heading up the development team. Sara read Classics at Somerville from 1990-94 before subsequently spending 14 years in the media, working as Head of Development for two major television production companies. This work included developing access and ideas, and fundraising for documentaries and current affairs programming. Sara has most recently worked for the University of Oxford for three years at the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, Department of Politics and International Relations, where she held responsibility for financial and strategic planning.