Shannon is an alum of Portland State University with her Bachelors in Psychology and her Masters in Counseling. After her extensive work organizing events, leading and building student organizations from the ground up, and breaking down barriers to create safe, inclusive and welcoming spaces for her peers, colleagues and the students she mentors, Shannon became passionate about counseling and career development to help guide others to reach their full potential. She has worked at PSU in Student Legal Services where she implemented various diversity initiatives including the Explore the Law Program, a pipeline for underrepresented PSU students interested in pursuing careers in law. She currently works at PSU as a Career Counselor where she gets to live her passion of helping people navigate their career path. During her free time, Shannon enjoys the beach, movies, being outdoors, traveling, exploring new food, wine tasting, and spending time with her husband and puppy.