Sharilynn Hanslo-Geraets

I hold a Master's degree in Business and Organizational Psychology (BOP)

This discipline intersects with my passion for law, social justice, and the application of psychological principles within legal contexts. Understanding how psychological factors influence decision-making processes within legal systems fascinates me, particularly in relation to issues of fairness, bias, and procedural justice. By exploring the intersection of psychology and law (PSYLAW), I aim to contribute to the development of more equitable legal practices and procedures. Furthermore, I'm interested in how organizational psychology (OP) can inform the structure and operation of legal organizations themselves. By applying principles of organizational behavior and leadership development (OBLD), it's possible to enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of legal institutions, ultimately serving the interests of justice and society as a whole

As a humanist, many of my views are influenced by principles such as virtue-based eudaimonistic ethics. Which is the belief that happiness or well-being (eudaimonia) is the highest aim of moral thought and conduct, and the virtues (aretĂȘ: 'excellence') are the requisite skills and dispositions needed to attain it. Humanism is a progressive philosophy of life that, without theism or other supernatural beliefs, affirms our capacity and responsibility to lead ethical lives beyond personal fulfillment and success. Humanism is a rational philosophy informed by science, inspired by art, and motivated by compassion.

I'm originally from Cape Town, South Africa. Over the years, I've had the opportunity to live in Europe, Asia, and now the Middle East, specifically the United Arab Emirates. Even though I'm living abroad, my heart remains tied to my home country. I'm actively involved in advocating for social issues and self-improvement initiatives in my home country. It's crucial for me to stay connected to my roots and contribute to positive change, no matter where I am in the world.