Mika Dashman ’93 had been practicing law in New York City for seven years when she read about restorative justice and changed her career path. Now as the Founding Director of Restorative Justice Initiative, Mika devotes her professional life to advocating for the revolutionary idea of restorative justice that reshapes the way that we think about justice, conflict, and harm and prioritizes human relationships at its core. In this interview, Mika reflects on what brought her to her current work and how it has the potential to change the criminal justice system and educational systems in the United States and other areas.
Student to Faculty Ratio
Acre Suburban Campus in Taipei, Taiwan
Students in Grades KA-12
Faculty with Advanced Degrees
Consecutive Years of Gold Medals at iGEM competitions
Middle School and Upper School Sports, Clubs, & Activities
Students enrolled in Upper School Fine or Performing Arts classes
Laptop Program in Grades 3-12
Students Use the Tiger Health & Wellness Center Daily
Days of Mandarin Class Attendance by Lower School Students
National Merit Scholarship finalists and 2 recipients in 2019
US Varsity Sports Teams
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