Shakti  Butler

Shakti Butler

Shakti Butler, PhD, visionary, filmmaker, transformative learning educator, wife, mother, grandmother and friend - is President and Founder of World Trust Educational Services, Inc., a non-profit transformative organization. Rooted in love and justice, World Trust produces films, curricula, workshops and programs to catalyze institutional, structural and cultural change. Dr. Butler has produced five documentaries; The Way Home; Mirrors of Privilege: Making Whiteness Visible; Light in the Shadows, Cracking the Codes: The System of Racial Inequity and Healing Justice. Healing Justice intends to popularize a national conversation about justice, healing, and the youth-to-prison pipeline. Dr. Butler also served as diversity consultant and advisor on the Oscar-winning Disney animated film, Zootopia, challenging bias and systemic inequity. Shakti’s work incorporates whole body learning through stories, art, movement and dialogue.