Shanti Corrigan, whose first name means "Peace" in Hindi, joined the I-House staff in March.


Shanti Corrigan is New
Development Director

Shanti Corrigan joined the I-House staff in March as Director of Development and Alumni Relations. A native of Berkeley, Shanti will draw on extensive development and communications experience as she helps plan the course for the upcoming 75th Anniversary I-House Campaign and works to expand the online alumni community.

Shanti previously served as Director of Development and Communications at University of Southern California's Department of Occupational Science and Therapy, where she also managed and resided in an award-winning housing program serving students from around the world. In addition, Shanti has held senior positions at Business for Social Responsibility, the National Council of Negro Women, and United Communities for Humans Rights. A graduate of UC Santa Cruz in Community Studies, Shanti holds a master's degree from USC's Annenberg School for Communication and is certified in Fundraising Management by the Indiana University Center for Philanthropy.

"It is truly an honor to work here," says Shanti. "Though I've been on-the-job just a few weeks, I can already appreciate what a special place this is and how important and timely is our mission. I'm looking forward to partnering with our alumni, board, staff, and students, to ensure the I-House legacy is protected and our future is secure."

Shanti lives near Lake Merritt in Oakland with her husband, Seth, and their ten-month-old son Liam. She can be reached at 510-642-0124 or by e-mail at

Shanti's predecessor, Meike Weyrauch, is now the Development Director at SHELTER, Inc., a non-profit that prevents homelessness in Contra Costa County.

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