Sonya Shah has 20 years of experience in education and 10 years of experience in restorative justice. She is an associate professor at the California Institute of Integral Studies. She has trained hundreds of facilitators in trauma healing and restorative justice practices across the U.S. She’s worked closely with survivors of violent crimes, people who have committed violence in prison, families impacted by violence and law enforcement. She is a survivor of sexual abuse and a first-generation immigrant from the Northwestern part of India. She speaks at national conferences, colleges and has appeared several times in the media. Sonya initiated The Ahimsa Collective in 2016. Sonya has two amazing children who remind her what it means to be in love all of the time. She’s a B.A. from Brown University, and M.F.A. from the Art Institute of Chicago and has received Jacob Javitz and Fulbright Fellowships in her career.
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