Sara I. Smith-Katz was born in a small New York town called Horseheads. After graduating High School in 1977, she became a trained jeweler. Until such time as she moved to the Pocono Mountains in Stroudsburg, PA, in 1989, she had no intention of furthering her education. In 1991 she obtained her auctioneering license and in 2000 her Realtors license. She went on to graduate Magna cumLaude from Lafayette College in 2007 and received a MLA from the University of Pennsylvania. Sara is an artist and printmaker. She has had the distinct honor of working with such noted artists as David Driskell, Mel Edwards, Faith Ringgold, Curlee Holton to name a few. She is owner of For ArtzSake in Stroudsburg, Pa. Smith-Katz is also a Realtor with BrokersRealty.com. She joined Sistah Chat in 2014 as co-host. Sara resides in Stroud Township with her daughter Hannah, 17. She also has daughter, Elizabeth Katz, of Staten Island, NY.