IDCE Students Profiles

Sarah Stewart (IDSC '2008)
IDCE Fellow

Sarah Stewart (USA) received an M.A. in Latin American Studies from the University of Texas at Austin and a B.A. in Spanish from Middlebury College, Vermont. She was awarded a Fulbright Fellowship in 1996 to conduct research on ecotourism management practices in Venezuela. She created an ecotourism development plan for a biosphere reserve in Chiapas, Mexico. Sarah worked for two years as a community development planner for a local NGO in the Peruvian Andes. While in the U.S., she taught middle and high school Spanish and ESL to Latin American immigrants. Most recently she served in the Peace Corps as an ecotourism volunteer in Guatemala and a protected areas management volunteer in Honduras.