One thing I love about Fly is the opportunity to meet so many wonderful young women. Shannon is one of those young ladies. She always keeps me inspired with her findings and suggestions, which I in turn share with all of you (for example, the Black Paper Doll exhibition in D.C.) Thank you Shannon.
Who? Shannon, 34
Where? Originally from New Jersey, but now live in Washington, DC
What? Graduate Student in Urban Planning, returned Peace Corps Volunteer
What inspires you? Travel, cities, nature, finding beauty in the ordinary, photography
Why are you fly? I’m not afraid to take risks or pursue uncommon interests. I cherish new opportunities to be adventurous.
Advice for other youn women: Once you’ve found happiness for yourself, don’t be afraid to share your blessings and talents with others.