Dr. Shakti  Butler

Dr. Shakti Butler

Dr. Shakti Butler is the Founder & Creative Director of World Trust, a nonprofit based in Oakland, CA. She is the producer and director of groundbreaking World Trust documentaries including The Way Home: Women Talk about Race in America, Mirrors of Privilege: Making Whiteness Visible, and Cracking the Codes: The System of Racial Inequity. She travels extensively across the United States to share the films and catalyze change. Dr. Butler is a master at inviting people to see themselves as indelibly connected to each other and the world we live in. Dr. Butler is a multiracial African-American woman (African, Arawak Indian, and Russian- Jewish) whose work as a creative and visionary bridge builder has challenged and inspired learning for over two decades. To learn more about Shakti Butler and see footage of her, and the films, go to www.world-trust.org.