Founder, Ability Awareness Project
Shadi Pourkashef is the Founder of Ability Awareness Project, a Laguna Beach nonprofit that provides bullying prevention education for children, parents and educators. The nonprofit’s new program includes appointing youth ambassadors within the schools to form a “Kind And Safe Schools Club” and provide support and guidance on a monthly basis to come up with their own Kindness initiatives at their school. She’s also an Official Founding member of World Kindness USA and the Goodwill Ambassador of World Kindness for the city of Laguna Beach, a partner with The Charter for Compassion, a collaborator with The Kindness Evolution and a Raktivist with the Random Acts of Kindness. She has a teenage son, also works as a film composer and piano teacher, enjoys yoga, beach walks, art and gelato!