Sarah Flood-Beaubrun is a Saint Lucian Attorney who has had a distinguished career of public service in Saint Lucia. She became known in Caribbean political circles in 1997 when she historically defeated the sitting Saint Lucian Prime Minister at the polls to become the second woman to be elected to Parliament in Saint Lucia.
Sarah served a total of eight years as a successful government minister from 1997–2004 and is credited with establishing during her tenure the first Shelter for Abused Women in Saint Lucia, the first Mother to Child HIV Prevention of Transmission Programme, as well as bringing awareness to the appalling state of mental health treatment and initiating a successful programme of mental health reform.
In 2006 Sarah historically became the first woman to hold the Office of Speaker of the House of Assembly of Saint Lucia.
In 2008 she was appointed Deputy Permanent Representative of Saint Lucia to the United Nations where she led CARICOM efforts to protect the family.
Throughout her career she has developed a reputation as a courageous fighter for the values she believes in and became widely known in 2004 when she was fired from her post as a Government Minister in Saint Lucia because of her opposition to the legalization of abortion.
In the highly charged environment of the United Nations, Sarah was consistent and clear in her defense of human life and human dignity.
Sarah has been honored and recognized by her peers in the Caribbean and internationally for her unwavering commitment to upholding the values to which she and the majority of Caribbean people ascribe.