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Sarah Tellesbo


Sarah Tellesbo

As a University of Utah alumni, Sarah Tellesbo is a social worker and social services program analyst in Salt Lake City. She has more than a decade of experience in both clinical service provision and program development related to social issues and public policy. Her expertise is in women’s issues and she works from a feminist-multicultural foundation. She is currently working toward a Ph.D. in Political Science with an emphasis in theory and ethics to facilitate a career in academia, and to continue to influence social policy for the betterment and wellbeing of the human community.




Master’s of Social Work & Master’s of Public Administration, University of Utah

Bachelor’s of Psychology & Bachelor’s of Sociology, University of Utah

Honors & Awards

2011-2012 Blanche Scowcroft Willey Award for Creativity & Leadership in Social Work

Research & Publications

Next Generation Kids Pilot, 2014 - 2015

Interagency Collaboration in the Provision of Social Services (master's thesis), 2012

The Palmer Court Employment Pilot, 2010 - 2012

The Humanitarian Center ESL Pilot, 2010 - 2012


Last Updated: 4/9/21