Shaktari is the initiator of Transition Town Ashland, Oregon, the 12th official Transition Initiative in the USA. She is the Founder and Executive Director of the Honoring All Life Foundation and its educational arm, the Thrivability Institute.
She holds a BS. in Psychology, a Permaculture Teacher’s Certificate, and an MSc. degree in Organizing Learning for EcoSocial Regeneration from Gaia University, where for 3 years she offered her skills as a Process Advisor and Internal Reviewer for students around the world.
Her book, Honoring All Life - A Practical Guide to Exploring a New Reality, was published in 2005. Her Deep Perception workshops have been offered in the USA and Europe. She is both a Systems Thinker and Systems Modeler, trained on ISEE Systems STELLA and iTHINK software.