Sarah Ragsdale is a singer, pianist, songwriter, and composer. Originally from the Appalachian region of Southwest Virginia, she has toured and performed live in America, Europe, Asia, and Africa, making appearances on major international television networks including BBC World, Univision, France24, and Radio France Internationale. Sarah co-wrote and performed the Official Song of the Africa Cup 2013 and received recognition from Virginia Senators Tim Kaine and Mark Warner for this international song of peace. Her last album was "Whimsical Romance", a raw, rustic, catchy and melodic compilation of musical stories inspired from piano bar sounds and written at various stages throughout her life, fancifully interpreting the ups and downs of love and romance. Sarah explores deeply personal and cultural subjects through her songwriting and compositions. Combining her interests in music and politics, she has also done research on the relationship between music and democracy comparing the cases of the United States and Russia, as well as on music diplomacy in America foreign policy. She seeks to use the creative arts to encourage new ways of thinking about global challenges. Sarah's latest song “Re-Imagine” is a call for unity by viewing humanity and human existence through a global lens.