Sheliese Smith

Project Manager | she/her

Sheliese Smith is a Project Manager.  She manages CMBM project activities and deliverables for community projects in Evansville and Indianapolis, as well as the Indigenous Initiative and projects with the United States Capitol Police.

Sheliese is experienced in nonprofit development, marketing, programming, and project management. She is passionate about mind-body wellness and education, and advocates for self-care, trauma healing, and living with purpose.

Sheliese earned her BS in Public Policy with a concentration in Nonprofit Leadership from  Georgia State University. She also holds a graduate certification in Nonprofit Management and Social Enterprise. Originally from Queens, NY, Sheliese now lives in Maryland. In her spare time, Sheliese enjoys practicing yoga, caring for her plants, reading, volunteering at her church, and exploring nearby parks and trails to connect with nature.

Recent press

Helsinki Commission Briefing: Saving Ukraine's Children

In December 2022, James S. Gordon, MD, Founder and CEO of The Center for Mind-Body…

"Mindfulness Has Parallels to Indigenous Cultural Practices."

Given similarities between mindfulness and the traditional practices valued by many Native American tribal nations,…