Sarah Lavallée

Bachelor of Community Development and Environmental Sustainability Studies, Acadia University

Sarah Lavallée is currently a Community Development student at Acadia University who is working on her undergraduate honours research on the topic of greenspace attachment and community resiliency. She is passionate about finding ways that communities can become more resilient to climate change and other external threats (such as COVID-19), by increasing social cohesion. She has a passion for facilitating and connecting community stakeholders, and hopes to continue refining this skill in future endeavors.

She was awarded the Arthur Irving scholarship for environmental studies at Acadia University (2018-present), is a Dean’s List recipient (2018-present) and awarded with Academic All-Canadians Recipient (2018-present). She runs for Acadia’s varsity cross-country and track team and enjoys spending time outdoors being active in as many ways as possible– running, biking, hiking, kayaking, and skiing! She is also passionate about sustainable food and communal living and strives to bring these aspects into her daily life as much as possible.

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