Selkirk College, Attn: Sarah Youngblutt
820 Tenth Street, Nelson BC, V1L 3C7, Canada
Small Town to International Stage
Sarah originally comes from a small town in Northern BC. For the past ten years, she has refined her cultural analytic, research and teaching skills for a variety of high profile, international organizations, including UNESCO, the Australian Defense Force Academy and the Australian National University. Alongside academic work, she has conducted archeological training and fieldwork in Canada, Australia and in Asia. As an anthropologist, Sarah has worked as a cross-cultural communicator for groups in Canada and in Asia.
A Contribution to Learners
Sarah brings an interdisciplinary skill set to Selkirk College, which allows her to cross academic faculties with ease. As an anthropologist, her teaching style is enhanced by a genuine respect and appreciation for cultural diversity. From her experience with UNESCO, Sarah has developed a genuine dedication and perspective on education as a human right. For Selkirk College, she is thrilled to extend herself as a volunteer for mentorship, guest lecturing and field activities.
Life Outside Selkirk College
Sarah is committed to helping communities in the Kootenay region protect and conserve their groundwater from bulk export by leading community discussions on this important topic through The West Kootenay EcoSociety. She also has great passion for her work as manager of the not-for-profit organization called Southeast Asian Archaeologies: Society for Exploration, Archaeology, Research, Culture and History. The function of this organization is to capacity build faculties of archeology in Southeast Asia through re-directing outdated school supplies from large universities in the northern hemisphere. This project is her true passion and keeps her going.