CSBER - Sheilagh Seaton Research Biography

Dr. Sheilagh SeatonSheilagh Seaton

Sheilagh Seaton’s current research with the Scotiabank Centre for Non-Profit Excellence is focused on assisting non-profit organizations in the Central Okanagan achieve more sustainable operations.

Sheilagh is one of two faculty researchers leading this four-year project engaging student researchers in exploring the challenges encountered by non-profit organizations and developing relevant workshop curriculum. In addition, Sheilagh has worked with an international development organization in Africa to improve lives of the vulnerable children by improving access to education. Other research undertaken by Sheilagh has focused on community and economic development using sophisticated marketing tools to help small businesses scale-up.