Devika Shankar (she/her) is a transnational feminist, organizer, and passionate advocate for justice. As a Certified Facilitator of The Resilience Toolkit, she is most interested in supporting activists and organizers of color in building an embodied practice and increasing their capacity for resilience in the face of long-haul anti-oppression and justice work.
At Lumos, Devika works with individuals and communities and provides consultation and training to organizations on trauma-informed and resilience-oriented approaches, The Resilience Toolkit, and more. Devika is currently working on an equity, diversity, inclusion, and antiracism (EDIA) initiative with the Los Angeles County Department of Health Services.
Devika has over 13 years of experience in the field of domestic violence, working with survivors with marginalized identities, including survivors of color, immigrants, youth, and LGBTQ survivors. In her advocacy work, Devika has provided support services for individuals and families, as well as training and consultation for various service providers and organizations.
As an organizer and local leader with AF3IRM, a women of color-led, transnational feminist, anti-imperialist activist organization, Devika facilitates weekly Resilience Toolkit practice groups for members and their partners, supporting them in building resilience and developing an embodied connection to their organizing work.
Work with Devika:
- The Resilience Toolkit
- Individual Initial Session | 75 minutes | $175
- Individual Return Session | 60 minutes | $150
- Individual Brief Session | 30 minutes | $75