As CEO of award winning social enterprise Every1Games, Sarah gained a reputation for developing high impact skills development programs supporting the accessibility of careers in the Interactive Digital Media (IDM) sector. She is an advocate for accessibility, diversity and inclusion, and supporting mental health. Sarah has held a variety of business development roles in the video game and IDM industry since 2009. Her experience managing funding application development and delivery, operations management, and policy development is an asset in her role at Interactive Ontario.
Sarah holds multiple nominations for RBC’s Canadian Women of Influence Award and is a recognized Ashoka Changemaker Alumni. She has a BA in Digital Humanities studying Interactive Arts and Sciences, and English Literature and Languages, at Brock University and has since continued education as Alumni of Ryerson University’s Digital Media Zone Business Incubator, and WIFT-T’s Media Leadership Program at Schulich Executive Education Centre.
Sarah is the Chair of Humber Colleges Game Programming Industry Advisory Board and remains an active member of WIFT and the Canadian Screen Academy. She has been an active member of Interactive Ontario for almost 15 years.