New York, NY
Makeda is a certified youth life coach and emotional intelligence educator. As a staff developer for the Morningside Center for Teaching Social Responsibility, Makeda trains teachers and school administrators in social emotional skill-building and restorative practices. A passionate youth advocate, she also supports students in finding their voices in personal expression. Makeda's collaboration with Milwaukie High School's after-school program was awarded the inaugural Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence Changemakers Award in 2016. Her independent firm, Mosaics In The Making, serves individuals and organizations around the world by introducing techniques of mindfulness and emotional intelligence that help navigate our increasingly complex world.