Sarah Winstanley is an analyst with Pembina Institute’s Women in Alberta’s Energy Transition project and offers a gender and intersectional lens to other projects. Sarah is a social worker who specializes in community development and engagement and has spent almost a decade working with girls and women leaders in Calgary and across the U.K. Before coming to the Pembina Institute, she led the creation of a range of activism programs for girls at the Women's Centre of Calgary.
Sarah has recently had research published on the programming approach in Girlhood Studies. She has also been a Girl Guide leader, an anti-gender-based violence organizer, and a social action network facilitator in London, U.K. Sarah is a sessional instructor in the social work faculty at the University of Calgary. She has her BSW and MSW from the University of Calgary. Her Master’s specialization was in International and Community Development, with a focus on best practices in leadership and social action programming with girls.