Mimi Sanders, M.Ed.

Image of Mimi Sanders, Education & Resources Coordinator, Pathfinder, center of Pathfinder's branded graphic.EDUCATION & RESOURCES COORDINATOR

Margaret “Mimi” Sanders, M.Ed., is a Nashville native and loves everything about the city. Mimi studied Elementary Education at Lipscomb University and graduated from Vanderbilt University with a Masters in Special Education, which gives her a great foundation to work on the Pathfinder team. As an Education and Resources Coordinator, Mimi is constantly working to add more resources to Pathfinder’s website and database. She also helps coordinate trainings and webinars on various topics and has been involved in helping create outreach projects regarding COVID-19 for individuals with disabilities. Mimi has over 15 years of special needs ministry experience, as well as teaching experience.

Specialties: Information & Referral, Special Education, Aging

Interests: Disability Advocacy, Future Planning for Adults who are Aging, Educational Advocacy, Person-Centered planning

Fun Facts about Mimi

Hobbies: Yoga, hiking, walks, crafting, and embroidery

Favorite Book: The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma by Bessel van der Kolk M.D

Favorite Music or Song: Tennessee by Drew Holcomb

Favorite Movie(s) or TV Show(s): Selling Sunsets

“I am a Nashville native (born and raised here). I went to college and graduate school in Nashville, so truly have never left. Some would consider me a unicorn.”

You can reach Mimi Sanders at mimi.sanders@vumc.org.