Sheila M. Wilkinson

Instructor of Design

Sheila is originally from Houma, Louisiana, and is an educator, social worker and attorney who splits her time between New Orleans and Brussels. Her primary focus is empowering others to reach their full potential, guiding them towards resources and resolutions. Heavily involved in community development, Sheila is a Founder of SMWPLC, a Louisiana law firm, and Resolve Mediation Group, a Louisiana Nonprofit. She also serves on several nonprofit boards and within professional organizations in the greater New Orleans area, and provides consulting services to businesses, educational institutions and private clients in Louisiana and in Belgium. A lifelong learner,Sheila has two goals each day: (1) to make a stranger laugh, and (2) to be a better person today than she was yesterday. With a keen sense of humor and mean baking skills, she happily and genuinely engages others wherever she goes. 

Office Location:
316 Monroe Hall
Mailing Address: 

6363 St. Charles Avenue
Department of Design Box 133
New Orleans, LA 70118

Direct Phone: 
504-865-2112
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