Mira Manickam-Shirley,
Founder

Mira Manickam-Shirley is a Co-Founder of Salted Roots, formerly known as Brown Girl Surf, and previous Executive Director. She is a long time environmental educator and artist in the San Francisco Bay area, former Youth Program Coordinator at NatureBridge, and a recipient of an Open Circle artist grant, and an Audobon Toyota TogetherGreen fellowship for her innovative work with youth in nature. She holds a degree in Environmental Studies from Brown University and a Master of Environmental Science from the Yale School of Forestry. She is the author of the book Just Enough, available through the University of Washington press.