Sarah Johnston

Sarah graduated from Carleton College with a degree in Political Science and worked for a Japanese American joint venture company in the automotive industry and in Japan as a community liaison in prefectural government before committing to living in Kentucky with her husband. She is the co-owner of Ellis Walker Gallery, an art gallery that focuses on building relationships between artists with ties to south central Kentucky and Western Kentucky University, as well as providing more opportunities for engagement and dialogue between students, artists, and the community at large.Sarah currently works as an End of Life Doula in South Central Kentucky and the Nashville area—helping clients navigate the end stages of life, creating partnerships with hospitals and hospice agencies to address non medical aspects of palliative care, and leading community discussions around designing a more peaceful end of life journey. Sarah is passionate about building more inclusive communities on all levels.