Shantini Klaassen

Shantini Klaassen (Shawn-tin-nee Claw-son) is the Director of Operations at OpenMedia, an non-profit that advocates for International digital rights. Her background is in theatre, and she was the operational leader of two of Vancouver’s most exciting theatre companies; the Vancouver Fringe Festival (Managing Director) and Electric Company Theatre (Managing Producer). She also served as the board chair of Creative Space, a unique shared cultural space in Vancouver. Shantini is passionate about art that makes people feel, and strives to make non-profits equitable, healthy, and fun places to work.