Sara-Christine is 2015 fellow and current member of the Board of Directors. She is Director of Communications at Teach For Canada, a non-profit that recruits, prepares, and supports teachers to work in First Nations communities in northern Ontario.
Before joining Teach For Canada, Sara-Christine worked for 7 years as a TV, radio, and web journalist, primarily for Radio-Canada in Toronto and Regina. While in Saskatchewan, she covered provincial and federal elections, the attempted hostile takeover of Potash Corp, and two Grey Cups. She also produced special series on First Nations employment and on the challenges facing the fransaskois education system after 20 years of autonomy. In the Toronto newsroom, Sara-Christine also replaced as a radio host and produced the 6 o’clock news. Times.
In 2012-13, Sara-Christine was an Aga Khan journalism fellow in Kenya, where she wrote for the Daily Nation, the most read newspaper in the country. She also contributed to the Globe and Mail, CBC, Radio-Canada, The Hamilton Spectator, and Monocle Radio on topics ranging from the Kenyan elections to food waste.
Sara-Christine completed a B.A. in Philosophy and Communications at the University of Ottawa. She also completed an M.Phil in Comparative Government at Oxford University. Between degrees, Sara-Christine taught English for two years in Japan, working in high schools for athletes, students with academic challenges, and students with severe mental and physical disabilities. Sara-Christine is a proud Franco-Ontarian from Mississauga.
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