Lead Curriculum Developer Thalweg Education Innovation
American living in Utah, USA
Shannon is an interdisciplinary earth scientist and STEM educator who is the founder of Thalweg Education – an organisation dedicated to bridging the gap between scientists and the public. By creating curriculum, library programs and teacher trainings, she helps government agencies and professional organisations bring hands-on STEM experiences to under-served communities. She is particularly passionate about finding ways to facilitate science opportunities for rural and refugee youth. When Shannon isn’t teaching, she writes fiction, does distance running and creates knitting patterns. She also volunteers with Civil Air Patrol.