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Sarah Burns

Maritimes, 2016

Sarah Burns
  • Current Place of Residence: Halifax

  • University: University of King’s College

  • Current/Recent Course: B.A. in Economics with a minor in Political Science

Sarah is an May 2015 graduate of the University of King’s College, Halifax, Nova Scotia with a first class honours B.A. in Economics with a minor in Political Science as a Loran Scholar. Currently employed as a researcher at the Bank of Canada, she wishes to enroll in the M. Phil. Program in Economics at Oxford University. Her intended career will entail evaluating and determining new economic policy to alleviate world poverty. Active in basketball and volleyball, Sarah was president of the student refugee program World University Service of Canada, King’s Chapter and worked with Right to Play International in Kigali, Rwanda. She has also conducted survey work in the slums of Ahmedabad for a grassroots NGO to help determine the main factors contributing to the high drop out rates from school.