Melissa Shaw is a facilitator who offers a unique consultancy based in the arts, social justice, diversity and inclusion, and social emotional learning. She has led workshops for high school students, security guards, chaplains,Israelis and Palestinians, non-profits, video game designers, Buddhist monks, school principals, NGO leaders, and the NYPD. She is a teaching artist and creative coach for various community-based organizations, including Community Word Project and the Lulu and Leo Fund. Melissa also facilitates a variety of anti-bias and anti-racist programs for the Anti-Defamation League and the New Jersey State Bar Foundation. She is the Arts and Communication Advisor for the Muslim Jewish Solidarity Committee and is a certified Ethno-Religious mediator. Melissa holds an M.F.A. from Sarah Lawrence College.