BIPOC Healing Collective
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About the Event
Shanthi Project’a BIPOC Healing Collective was created by and for Black, Indigenous, and People of Color to provide a kind, engaged and open community for the BIPOC community to gather and practice together. This group cultivates mutual support and understanding among people of color who find nourishment and inspiration in contemplative practices teachings to help us access transcendent wisdom and emotional balance.
Hosted by Erica T. Mahady, PhD Candidate, MA, PCC, these meetings will begin with a guided meditation and will also include embodied practices, mindful reflections, check-ins, and song. Space will be held for all that is present in a way that supports a trauma-responsive approach, self and collective care, and community and connection.
Meetings will be facilitated by Erica and Guests on Thursdays 6:30pm-8:00pm EDT beginning June 17 through August 5, 2021 virtually via Zoom. Links to each Zoom session will be sent to your email upon registration.
"Tolerance, inter-cultural dialogue and respect for diversity are more essential than ever in a world where peoples are becoming more and more closely interconnected." -Kofi Atta Annan
ABOUT YOUR FACILITATOR:
Erica T. Mahady, PhD Candidate, MA, PCC
As principal of Illumination Consulting Partners, Ms. Mahady is a dedicated professional with more than 15 years of experience as an organizational and leadership development consultant, educator, researcher, author, mindfulness practitioner and certified executive coach.
Erica partners with others to design and implement strategic change that produces positive results. She has worked across various industries including education, engineering, healthcare, law, media & entertainment, military & government, philanthropy, non-profit and global chemistry. She has a passion for collaborating with individuals, teams and systems to strengthen leadership effectiveness and organizational wellness. Her areas of specialty focus on cultural transformation focused on diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging, mindfulness and contemplative practices, strategic planning, leadership and team development, leadership coaching, executive board development, talent management, process consultation, retreat design & facilitation, program administration and emotional intelligence.