Sara Leslie graduated from Stanford University, where she obtained her B.A. (Honors) in Psychology with a specialization in Neuroscience. While at Stanford, she worked in the Mood and Anxiety Disorders Laboratory on neuroimaging research and completed her thesis on the relation between Major Depressive Disorder, cortical thickness, and lifetime stress. Sara is active in the Bay Area mental health community, where she volunteers for ACT for Mental Health, a non-profit community mental health center in San Jose, and acted as a Research Assistant at the Stanford Psychophysiology Laboratory. She worked as the executive administrator/ clinical assistant of Dr. Jocelyn Pan.