"Right now, can you make an unconditional relationship with yourself – just at the height you are, the weight you are, with the intelligence that you have, and your current burden of pain – can you enter into an unconditional relationship with that?” –Pema Chödrön

For the past 20 years, Shanina has committed herself to education and social justice. Going above and beyond for every student and staff she encounters. Shanina ensures that individuals she works with know how to navigate the systems in which they are involved, and access the resources to which they are entitled. Shanina is described by her students and colleagues as a hard working, inspirational an "absolute rock star".

Career Wellness is a value that Shanina embraces. Through her work, she encourages wellness and self care from within and through life's experiences.