Sasha Nicholas
  • Associate Manager, Early Childhood Education

Sasha (Saputo) Nicholas is an associate manager of programs at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation. Saputo develops, manages, and implements The Chamber Foundation’s early childhood education programming to support the Foundation's education and workforce portfolio that convenes business leaders to tackle the most pressing education and workforce issues facing our country. She also represents the team in meetings and speaking engagements; drafts one-pagers, briefing materials, and op-eds; and conducts research on education reform policies, legislation, and initiatives.

Prior to joining the Foundation, Saputo was a government contractor for ICF International in support of the Federal Communications Commission’s COVID-19 Telehealth Program. Before that, she served as an intern for special programs in the Office of Administration, a component within the Executive Office of the President at the White House.

Saputo earned a B.A. in history with a minor in leadership and social change, cum laude, from the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech). She is engaged in a number of volunteer activities, including serving as a teaching assistant at her church and taking LinkedIn headshots for young business professionals in the Washington, D.C., area.