Rose Felix Cratsley is a Wellbeing and Equity Specialist, Innovator and Founder of Ivy Child International.
Rose founded Ivy Child International, a non-profit that broadens access to mindfulness and healing education programs for systems of education and care, in 2010. As an entirely BIPOC led organization, Ivy Child centers on social justice and advancing equity, with a special focus on often overlooked populations.
The Worcester Business Journal honored Rose as one of the “40 Under 40 Rising Stars” in Central Massachusetts in 2010, “Young Leaders pioneering global social change” in 2011, “Top 12 People Making a Difference in Central Massachusetts” in 2012 and named “Women Leading In Central Massachusetts” in 2013/2014. Rose is a featured TEDx speaker on “Unlocking Children’s Potential Through Mindfulness” in 2014. The Mayor of Worcester, MA honored Rose with a Key to the City, and the City of Boston honored her leadership in launching the Healing Our Healers Initiative in 2018. The Department of Health honored Ivy Child International as an “Essential Agent of Change” in 2018 and among the Top Mindful Nonprofits in 2021 and 2022 by Mindful Magazine. Most recently, Rose was honored among the 2022 “Powerful Women Leading the Mindfulness Movement” by Mindful Magazine and her guided practice ‘Healing Through Hope’ was selected as one of the top 10 guided meditations of 2022.