Shamsher Virk

Program Director at ZERO1

As the executive director of ZERO1 and in various initiatives across the Bay Area arts ecosystem, Shamsher Virk amplifies the impact of mission-driven organizations with strategic community engagement, communications, program development, and design. As a creative problem-solver and diplomatic communicator, he guides projects that celebrate the beauty of collaboration. Shamsher has worked internationally on five continents in four languages, entering new communities with a sustained commitment to inclusive process, responsive adaptation, and shared leadership. He studied human ecology at College of the Atlantic where he immersed himself in social research methodology and interdisciplinary communication arts.