Shiphrah is currently a trauma healing expert working with DT Global. A cross-sector international development professional with 20+ years in peacebuilding, trauma healing and mental health, leadership development, organizational development, project and team management in both high risk and stable societies. Her entire 20 years of progressive development is grounded in managing nationwide or multiple country projects from design to exit focused on impact and sustainability. A confident organization leader with skills in large team development (employees and volunteers), capacity building, trust building, resiliency building and accountability. A peace builder through trauma healing with a decolonizing approach to identify local knowledge and resources relevant to specific contexts and uplift local voices to enable local ownership. Countries of work experience include Kenya, Tanzania, South Sudan, Sudan and Uganda.
Shiphrah holds an GC in Conflict Transformation from the Center for Justice and Peacebuilding and a PhD in Leadership and Change from Antioch University.