“We are shaping the future by building a world where young people, anywhere, can actualize their life outcomes. We are doing this by making mental health affordable, personalized, and community-driven.”

In August 2021, Tom Osborn shared the story of Shamiri Institute with Pre-Texts on the TED main stage in Monterrey, California. Enjoy now the full video.


  • Indicator of development in all fields (economic, political, emotional, etc.).
  • Stimulates imagination in order to comprehend texts.
  • Inspires personal expression.
  • Engages a range of experiences at a safe distance.


  • Starts with creativity, a universal human drive.
  • Depends on facts and critical reflection.
  • Requires reinterpretation of given material.
  • Develops best with a diversity of proposals.


  • Derives from diversity as a source of pleasure.
  • Thrives on admiration of everyone for everyone.
  • Appreciates facts and critical reflections.
  • Recombines materials and experiences.