Shaya Gregory Poku, M.A., serves as the Program Director for Northeastern’s Center for Social Justice. Social innovation and conflict transformation are at the core of her work. She focuses on training others in critical thinking, global awareness, and self-knowledge. Shaya pioneers and creates imaginative and collaborative platforms for human-centered engagement leading to constructive initiatives that advance social change. Prior to joining the team at Northeastern she worked extensively on peacebuilding efforts in Sub-Saharan Africa.
As part of her role as an educator, Shaya has worked with other colleagues and departments to create numerous learning opportunities for Northeastern students, a sample of which appears below.