Kriti Vashisht identifies as an educator and practitioner in the field of global mental health. She is currently working as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology at McNeese State University in Louisiana. Her work is largely shaped by her interest in human rights, participatory approaches, and intersectionality of mental health to justice and social issues. Her recent work is focused on mental health stigma, LGBTQ advocacy, and intersection of women’s justice issues and mental health.
In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDxColePark is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDxColePark event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. The TEDxColePark events are self-organized events and are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event