ABOUT MINDFUL EQUITY
Vision: Learning and connecting for wellness & liberation
Mission: We seek to create learning spaces centered around social-emotional wellness and mindfulness, and particularly how a focus on this creates sustainable, empowered, and liberated environments. We focus most of our work on schools and seek to partner with teachers and leaders who have equity, justice, and liberation mindsets and would like tools for having courageous conversations, building wellness-centered communities, and embodying anti-racism, anti-bias work.
About Mariah: Mariah is a Middle School Spanish and AVID teacher in Indianapolis, IN. She also wears the hats of mom, wife, dog-mom, and DEI facilitator. She has a master's degree in teaching from Marian University in Indianapolis, IN, and is currently working on another master's degree in education leadership and supervision from Ball State University in Muncie, IN. She received her undergraduate degree in Spanish and Creative Writing from Agnes Scott College in Decatur, GA. Mariah has been an educator for seven years and has won the Armstrong Award for Excellence in Teaching and the African American excellence in Education awards. Mariah is originally from Brookline (a suburb of Boston), MA, and has called Indianapolis home for the last six years.
About Madeline: Madeline currently serves as a Middle School Social-Emotional Learning Instructional Coach in Indianapolis, IN. She also serves as a DEI facilitator and certified yoga & meditation instructor. She has master's degrees in teaching and education leadership from Columbia University NYC and Marian University in Indianapolis. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Madeline has been an educator for 10 years and has been named a Teacher of the Year in Indianapolis Public Schools. She is currently pursuing her doctoral degree in Urban Education Studies at Indiana University- Purdue University. While originally from Illinois, Madeline is proud to now call Indianapolis home.