Sara completed her degree in Fashion Design and Technology at Kwantlen University College and continued her studies in the textile arts at Emily Carr Institute.
She is passionate about social and environmental developments in the apparel industry while sustaining global traditions in the textile arts. She has worked for lululemon athletica and its eco-friendly sister, OQOQO, Lunapads International, Ghanaian social enterprise; Osei-Duro and has consulted with Nicole Bridger, The Hank White Design Co., Treeline Outdoors and Pro Elvis Jumpsuits. She has also worked as a yoga instructor and doula.
Sara started volunteering with The Shanti Uganda Society in 2009 and served on the Board of Directors from 2010 until 2012. She initiated the wholesale program for products made by the WIGG and in 2012 was able to travel to Uganda and provide on-site training for the wonderful women participating in the program. It is with great joy that she continues service to the organization on the advisory board.
She now happily resides on her native Vancouver Island where she teaches and practices handwork.