Netroots Nation: Speaker/Trainer Profile

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Shaka Senghor

National Representative

Shaka Senghor is a writer, mentor and motivational speaker whose story of redemption has inspired youth and young adults at high schools, universities, and conferences across the nation. He is founder of The Atonement Project, a recipient of the 2012 Black Male Engage- ment (BMe) Leadership Award, a 2013 MIT Media Lab Director’s Fellow, and a Fellow in the inaugural class of the W.K. Kellogg Foundation’s Community Leadership Network. He also teaches a course on The Atonement Project at The University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. To date, Shaka recently did a talk on the main stage at the 30th Anniversary TED Conference in Vancover, British Columbia.

Netroots Nation participation