Sharrae Lyon is a writer, filmmaker, facilitator and healer who believes that science-fiction and the imagination are tools that can be utilized to project ourselves into futures where we can heal traumas of the past and present. She is determined by redefining what it means to be human. Her work is grounded in understanding the interconnections of self, community and the eco-system and reframing mental health as points of evolution and transformation when in an environment of support. Her work has been published in the Peak, From the Root, Canadian Dimensions, For Harriet and Muslimah Media Watch. Additionally, she has facilitated workshops across Canada and in Detroit, Michigan utilizing futurism, healing and the arts in envisioning new and more sustainable futures.