APRIL 09, 2019
5:30PM – 8:00PM
SF War Memorial | San Francisco, CA
Join Girls Leadership for our 10th Anniversary Celebration. Co-Founder & CEO Simone Marean will celebrate the impact of honorees Shanti Brien, Dr. Shakti Butler, Misha Olivas, and Peggy Orenstein. These honorees will thank the people who showed them how to step into their voice, and their power. Join us to raise a glass to power a generation.
Shanti Brien is an educator, writer, and advocate for criminal justice reform and equity. She has been an attorney for 20 years, dedicating her career to criminal justice reform, advocacy for the incarcerated, and civil rights litigation. For six years Shanti has been a professor and teacher, with a specialty in developing and leading interactive educational experiences for adults. She is a founding partner of Fogbreak Justice, an education and consulting company for civic leaders, law enforcement and other criminal justice stakeholders.
Shanti is a Visiting Professor of Practice at the Lokey Graduate School of Business and Public Policy at Mills College. Her courses focus on creating social justice through the law including criminal justice reform and gender equity. Shanti writes and speaks about social justice issues, criminal law and policy, implicit bias, and diversity and inclusion to professionals, community groups and schools throughout the bay area. She contributes to Ms. JD: Determined to Rise, a resource for women law students and young lawyers, as well as the Exedra, a local online newspaper. Shanti is an enrolled member of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation. She grew up in California and now lives in the East Bay with her family.