Shanti Scott
Residence Hall Director, University of New Hampshire
Shanti Scott (she/her/hers) has passionately worked in Youth Leadership, Education, and Activism for over five years. She currently works in Residential Life at the University of New Hampshire, where she completed her undergraduate education in 2014. After receiving her Bachelor of Arts in Women's Studies, with minors in Psychology and Nutrition, she left the seacoast to pursue professional opportunities in the fields of Outdoor Education, Wilderness Therapy, Residential Treatment, and International Leadership. Shanti is a white female-identifying American who consistently challenges and reflects on topics of power, humanness, consciousness, and creating an inclusive, equitable world. She's led social justice and civic engagement themed youth exchanges with 250+ youth from over 20 countries. Her passions include supporting students during transitional life phases, building resilience, recognizing one's magnificence, and becoming empowered citizens! She loves incorporating her 200-hour yoga teacher training and philosophy into her workshops, understanding the importance of health and well-being to be critical in building a social movement! In her free time, she enjoys hiking in the White Mountains of New Hampshire, playing with her Newfoundland puppy, and retreating to the ocean. She's currently organizing and mobilizing to co-create a global platform for youth voices to speak on society's critical topics.