Akasha (Pete) Saunders is the co-founder of the Center for Inclusion and Masculinities, LLC. He is a developmental coach, author, and family man. Akasha is well known for his success working with men of diverse social backgrounds and for his involvement in supporting people’s spiritual development. Akasha designs and facilitates workshops and interventions, including for the Braveheart Men’s Movement Retreats that focus on increased levels of awareness, inclusive masculinities and leadership development. His engagement with client systems centers on partnership and co-creating impossible futures that leave stakeholders better off.
Akasha founded a fatherhood organization in Bermuda. He has worked in banking and as a communication consultant for non-profits in Jamaica and Bermuda. He is the Secretary of the Board for Impact Mentoring Academy – Bermuda’s only all boys’ school.
Akasha Saunders is completing his PhD studies at Fielding Graduate University in their Human Development program. He is the 2014 Bermuda Duperreault Fellow, earning a scholarship for his commitment to community development.
Akasha holds a M.Sc. in Human Services from Capella University and has an M.A. in Human Development from Fielding Graduate University.