As the visionary author of the eco-feminist fantasy series GAIA CODEX, Sarah Drew catalyzes powerful blueprints for the future deeply rooted in the gnosis of the past.
As an independent scholar, cultural philosopher and creator of innovative media, Sarah’s work explores the intersection of consciousness, ecology, and feminine spirituality. Her writing has gained a significant and devoted global following and has been praised for its prescient insights and message by NYT bestsellers and globally lauded feminists and environmental leaders.
Sarah has been a featured speaker, internationally at organizations and online platforms such as Google, ABC Deepak Homebase, Bioneers, Paua, Paris, Tibet House/Menla and Taschen. She is also a popular guest on numerous podcasts and has a passionate community of 140,000 followers across all her social media platforms. Sarah offers curated online programs and experiences on Feminine Spirituality, Evolutionary Culture and Gaia Consciousness for the Gaia Codex community and the novel continues to be featured in national and international independent book circles.
Sarah’s past professional experience includes early forays into creating content for virtual reality platforms as the CEO and co-founder of Los Angeles-based Serpmon in the 1990s and subsequently working as a creative director, experience designer and consultant on media projects that have explored the edges of digital technology and visionary narrative.
A lifelong explorer of culture and consciousness, Sarah has traveled internationally from the jungles of the Amazon to the high peaks of Bhutan, where she has had the honor of studying and living with key lineage teachers. At Daitoku-ji temple in Kyoto, Japan, Sarah studied Rinzai Zen in a series of retreats throughout the 1990s. In the 1980s, in her early twenties, Sarah made a solo overland one-month journey through Tibet, where she had the opportunity to sit with Tibetan lamas and experienced Tibetan culture firsthand. She is a multi-decade practitioner of Vajrayana Buddhism. Sarah holds certifications in Sowa Rigpa, Tibetan Medicine. At U.C. Berkeley, as an undergraduate, Sarah studied Religious Studies.
As a journalist in the early 2000s, Sarah wrote on culture and spirituality for the International Herald Tribune’s – Luxe Asia, and for Asia Society publications.
During this period, Sarah was also a guest lecturer at the graduate level at the San Francisco Art Institute and affiliated South Korean institutions on the topic of Technology & The Evolution of Consciousness and the Design of Mind.
Sarah’s work expresses a deep curiosity and a polymathic approach to exploring multiple disciplines, focusing on humanity’s evolution, the cultivation of compassion, and our multi-generational nurturance of Mother Earth.
As a storyteller and creator of media, she is inspired by regenerative narratives that give us both a deeper understanding of our past and powerful blueprints for the future.
Sarah currently serves on the advisory boards of Kaiaulu, dedicated to saving Old Growth Forests, and Mission BE, an initiative that brings contemplative practices into urban schools.
She lives with her husband in Manhattan and on a lushly forested farm in the Hudson Valley.
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