Rotary Peace Fellow Sara Eftekhar to share her amazing, diverse career serving humanity as one of the most recent speakers confirmed for the District conference in Whistler May 4-7 .
Sara Eftekhar has created public service announcements on the radio about youth rights, has helped create an agenda of national youth priorities to be used for advocacy, she has worked in an Aboriginal community to raise awareness about children living with disabilities through art and she has served as the B.C Youth Ambassador for the Canadian Council for Refugees.
Internationally, she has worked with refugees in Egypt, helped build houses in Ecuador, volunteered as a nurse in Tanzania and she is the co-founder of a community organization in Kenya which aims to help teenage mothers. She has represented Canada at prominent youth programs including the World Youth Congress, the first Global Forum on Youth Policies and the United Nations. 
Her accomplishments have been recognized with a Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal, the YWCA Vancouver’s Young Women of Distinction Award and the Top 25 Immigrants of Canada Award. She holds a nursing degree from UBC and she recently completed her graduate degree in Peace, Conflict and Development from the University Bradford as a Rotary Peace Fellow.