Shakti Butler, PhD, filmmaker and Founder & President of World Trust, is a dynamic educator in the field of diversity and racial equity. Dr. Butler engages audiences with participatory keynotes and workshops, often using clips from her films. Known as a catalyst for change, she is hired by organizations seeking broader support for their diversity & inclusion goals.
Dr Butler served as an advisor for Disney’s “Zootopia” and this is what the creators had to say about her influence:
"What we learned from Dr. Shakti Butler and Cracking the Codes had a profound effect on the entire story-telling team behind Zootopia. It not only changed, but forever deepened the way we approached bias and stereotype." - Jared Bush (writer & co-director of Zootopia)