Sulma Gandhi’s current work focuses on serving diverse communities in Hawaiʻi. Through facilitation, training, curriculum design, and coaching she bridges her passion for people with her mission to build a more peaceful, just and humane world through education, safety and hope. Sulma is the Founder of Conscious Communities, which provides groundbreaking programs that empower individuals and organizations to practice collective responsibility towards promoting safe and respectful environments. She is also the executive producer of a number of short educational films and curriculum that highlight diversity, equity and inclusion.
Sulma holds master’s and bachelor’s degrees in science from the University of Victoria, Canada, and a doctorate degree in health care management and leadership with a focus on employee wellness. She has worked for the past two decades, in the fields of health, human service and education at non-profit and state organizations. She serves on the Hilo Medical Center Foundation board, Hawaiʻi Suicide Prevention Taskforce, Safe Spaces and Workplaces initiative, Early Childhood Action Strategy and is a Governor appointed commissioner on the Judicial Selection Commission. She is the mother of twin boys and likes to adventure through travel, food, art, culture and dance. Sulma is glad to be part of the One Shared Future team, which fosters creativity, innovation, a “Yes And” mindset with the collective vision forthriving communities.