Dr. Cari Jackson

Dr. Cari Jackson is an author speaker, social healer, public intellectual, leadership coach, and more. Her work focuses on helping people break through systems and thoughts that limit their full and authentic expression.

Dr. Cari brings vast experience as a pastor, teacher, counselor, facilitator, and organization development consultant. Dr. Cari is the founding director of Center of Spiritual Light. Previously, she served as pastor of congregations in three Chrisitan denomimations -- United Church of Christ, Presbyterian Churhch-USA, and United Methodist Church.

Prior to entering professional ministry, Cari Jackson had an extensive career in human resources, curriculum design, organization development, management training, and mediation in a cross-section of business and community service organizations.

Dr. Cari received her Doctor of Philosophy degree in Christian Social Ethics from Drew University. Her other degrees include a Master of Divinity from Union Theological Seminary, a Juris Doctor from the University of Maryland School of Law, and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Sociology from Oberlin College.