Sara-Christine Gemson joins Teach For Canada after 7 years working as a TV, radio, and web reporter for Radio-Canada in Toronto and Regina. Sara-Christine spent 5 of those years in Saskatchewan, providing local and national coverage of daily news and current affairs, including the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, First Nations University of Canada, and local murdered and missing Indigenous women. She also had the opportunity to produce a special national TV and radio series on First Nations employment. Sara-Christine also worked as a journalist at the Daily Nation, the most-read newspaper in Kenya, as an Aga Khan Foundation fellow.
Before turning to journalism, Sara-Christine dipped her toe in the world of education. She taught English in Japan for two years, working in high schools for athletes, students with academic challenges, and students with severe mental and physical disabilities. She also worked at Ontario’s Ministry of Education, supporting the development of the current grading scale.
Sara-Christine completed a B.A. in Philosophy and Communications at the University of Ottawa. She also completed an M.Phil in Comparative Government at University of Oxford.