Our Team

Shakti Butler Shakti Butler, Founder & President
Shakti is the producer and director of World Trust’s documentary films. She travels the country as a speaker and educator. Learn more about Shakti here. To reach Shakti, please contact Rhummanee Hang at 510-632-5156 or info@world-trust.org.




Dia PenningDia Penning, Education Manager
Through focus on equity, creativity and integrated learning, Dia designs and implements transformational curriculum, programs, and professional development. Her clients have included Columbia College Chicago, La Pocha Nostra, African American Shakespeare Company, World Trust Educational Services, Schools of the Sacred Heart and more. Reach Dia at dia@world-trust.org



Rhummanee Hang

Rhummanee Hang, Office Manager
Rhummanee is a second generation Southeast Asian American youth advocate, community organizer, and spoken word artist. In addition to keeping the office running smoothly, she supports World Trust operations in a number of ways, including a focus on sharing our films with educational institutions. Rhummanee can be reached at 510-632-5156 or rhummanee@world-trust.org.




Ginny Berson, Outreach Manager
Ginny Z Berson runs Justice and Community, an independent consultng company working to further social justice and build community. She spent 30 years working in public/community radio including Vice President & Director of Federation Services for the National Federation of Community Broadcasters. She is a founder of Olivia Records, the first national women’s recording company.  And she is committed to making the world a better place by confronting and challenging prevailing power relationships.  Connect with Ginny at ginny@world-trust.org

Aimee Reeder
Aimee Reeder, Marketing Coordinator

Bio coming!
Connect with Aimee at aimee@world-trust.org