Sara Leslie graduated with a Bachelor of Science from Dalhousie University in 2013 before studying journalism at the University of King’s College. She recently completed a Master of Fine Arts in creative non-fiction and has published more than 30 articles for print magazines and digital media outlets. In 2020, Sara received the RBC Emerging Artist Award for creative non-fiction writing from Nova Scotia Talent Trust.
In her role as Government Relations and Communications Coordinator at OFI, Sara is responsible fordeveloping and implementing government relations and communications tactics tosupport the institute's strategies and goals. This includes writing andstrategically disseminating key messages, preparing and editing publicationsfor internal and external audiences, and supporting effective media relations.