GEN Int. Staff


Sarah Queblatin

Sarah Queblatin is an integral sustainable development practitioner weaving experience for the last 10 years covering environmental education, cultural heritage, peacebuilding, development communication, and humanitarian assistance for I/NGOs. After responding to conflict and disasters, she was inspired to join the Transition and the Ecovillage Movement and moved to Maia Earth Village in Palawan, Philippines realising the need for whole - systems designed solutions. Sarah is a transformative artist at heart. She is pending to continue her Masters in Expressive Arts for Conflict Transformation and Peacebuilding at the European Graduate School in Switzerland. She is inspired by creative restorative principles for resilience on the personal level and explores its applications to a community - wide crisis rehabilitation and prevention. In 2012, Sarah was awarded by the Arts and Healing Network with its Honoring the Next Generation Award for her work with children, leaders, and communities through her community project Mandala Earth Story. Sarah is currently active in the ecological dimensions of interfaith peacebuilding as part of the United Religions Initiative. She is a recent addition to the New Stories team, a global collaboratory of practitioners and projects using story as social technology in developing new practices for social innovation. Sarah serves as Country Representative for GEN in the Philippines. She is helping develop GENOA’s story-based communications platform as member of the PR and Design Working Group. She is also helping incubate EmerGENcies Protocol, an emerging think tank to map out past, existing, or future ecovillage led crisis response and rehabilitation around the world.