Sahar grew up in Tempe and left Arizona after university. A Returned Peace Corps Volunteer (Kenya 2003-2005) and a retired Foreign Service Officer, Sahar has come back to Tempe with a renewed interest in local politics. Sahar has been active in her LDs since returning to Arizona in 2014. She has worked on several candidate’s campaigns for local and state elections over the past few years. Currently, Sahar is the Secretary of the LD26 Board and has been working as their Redistricting Liaison.