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Arts alumni are an accomplished crew. They have great advice for students and fellow graduates, and know that arts degrees teach skills that are sought-after in the professional environment. 

Ashlee Hamblin, BA'10 (Sociology)


Ashlee Hamblin graduated in 2010 with a BA in Sociology. She got her start in the non-profit sector at the Canadian Cancer Society, before moving on to the David Thompson Health Trust. She is currently Fund Development Officer at Pacekids Programs. Pacekids is a registered, non-profit charitable organization that provides programming for children with special needs. The organization holds a Private ECS Operator License from Alberta Education, and offers a Family Support Program for infants through funding from Family Services for Children with Disabilities. Her role as the Fund Development Officer is to develop and execute strategies that ensure annual funding is secured, allowing the organization to deliver programming at its highest capacity. Within her role, she is responsible for identifying and cultivating prospects, soliciting donations, and stewarding donors. Additionally, she develops new campaigns and giving opportunities, while supporting her team in the coordination of multiple signature events.