Shannon Dixon is a graduate from bard college, with a concentration in maternal and child health.
As a graduate from Bard College in Upstate, New York, Shannon has recently moved to New York City to continue her work in maternal and adolescent health.
She has previously worked with leading organizations such as The United Nations Foundation and The International AIDS Vaccine Initiative and is the author of her thesis, Will Basic Human Rights or the Global Health Security Initiative Protect Americans from Emerging Diseases? In addition, she was also the co-founder of Bard College’s Premedical organization and received several awards from her studies, such as a grant with the Henry Luce Foundation to research sustainability and traditional agricultural practices in Kyoto, Japan. She also won a writing award, which allowed her to graduate secondary school a year early to attend college.
She has also worked extensively in journalism, media and design. She is the founder and creative director of a sustainable women’s beauty and wellness blog, as well as a freelance writer and designer. She has also volunteered in health and environmental causes all of the world, including Panama and Costa Rica.
She currently lives in West Harlem and loves to spend her time cooking and painting.