Rusia Mohiuddin

Master Trainer, Facilitator, Coach, and Strategist Universal Partnership


Rusia Mohiuddin, based in New York, is a master trainer, facilitator, coach, and strategist who pioneered the integration of somatics into an organizing framework. Her current mission at Universal Partnership has been developing a holistic model for social justice work that places at its center the necessary transformation of social change agents. Rusia creates pathways for individuals to bring their best selves forward when enacting change in their organizations and communities. She has primarily worked in non-profit, community-based organizations and foundations. Her organizing career started with eight years as a street-level community organizer and grew to leading organizations, notably helping to establish Families United for Racial & Economic Equality and co-founding the national intermediary, Social Justice Leadership.