Sarah is the Assistant Vice-President, Innovation & Research Partnerships. She is a business development professional with extensive experience fostering innovation and developing strategic business operations. Sarah successfully created an innovation office at York University that provides a myriad of services across the university. She has created and grown a pan-university educational entrepreneurship programs, developed and manages a start-up incubator, as well as a 10,000 square foot innovation centre. In addition, Sarah is co-lead for the strategic development of innovation and entrepreneurship across the York University campus.