Caitlin Gibb currently serves as SSLC’s Director of Development & Strategic Partnerships and Senior Trainer. In this role, she works closely with the executive director and board of directors to create and manage SSLC’s budget and strategic plans, identify new funding streams, and support all grant writing and fundraising activities. Caitlin also supervises New York City staff and manages New York City based professional development, advocacy, and programming partnerships. She has been creating professional development content and leading trainings in restorative circle practices, the SOUL Sisters model, trauma-informed care, mindfulness, and positive youth development since 2014. She is a proud co-founder of SSLC and spent 2 years as the co-executive director in New York City before relocating to Portland, Oregon. Prior to starting S.O.U.L. Sisters, Caitlin spent approximately 10 years working with systems-involved youth with organizations such as Youth Organizing to Save Our Streets, the Center for Community Alternatives and Federal Defenders of New York, among others. She also spent two years living in Spain and working with Psychologists without borders and Oxfam International. Caitlin is a graduate of Columbia University School of Social Work where she focused on nonprofit management, and San Francisco State University where she received a master’s in counseling psychology. She has completed teacher trainings in Mindful Self-Compassion, multi-traditional women’s healing practices, alignment based vinyasa yoga, Reiki, and restorative circles. Caitlin particularly loves working with youth, whose energy and curiosity keep her on her toes, humble, and always learning.