Shara Thomas

Programs & Marketing Officer

Shara’s work focuses on adapting the Mindfulness Social Innovation (MSI) training and curriculum for diverse contexts and ensuring that the content aligns with equity, diversity, inclusion and decolonization principles. Her specialty is program design and knowledge mobilization, which frequently involves leveraging creativity, mental health, education and social innovation for inner and outward change. Stemming from her experience within the graduate program , she has been grateful to collaborate with global health professionals in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ghana and El Salvador. Looking forward, Shara aspires to be a leader and change-maker, working with children, youth and families to address the complex challenges and injustices that exist within society.