A driven individual with a passion for writing, Shanon Lee has served clients from all over the world. She has more than 10 years of combined professional experience creating digital content for entrepreneurs, small business owners, marketing companies and digital publications.
With a background in human resources and mental health counseling, Shanon often writes about business and health. However, she is most known for her essays on cultural, social and political issues. Her bylines include Cosmopolitan, ELLE, Marie Claire, Playboy, Good Housekeeping, Woman’s Day, Redbook and Prevention Magazine. Shanon is a Contributor for Healthline, a Freelance Writer for The Washington Post and a Freelance Journalist for The Lily. She leads creative nonfiction and journalism workshops in partnership with local DMV non-profit organizations.
Shanon is a Featured Speaker, Interview Panel Participant and Social Commentator for local, national and international TV, radio, livestream and podcast programs. Her features include HuffPost Live, The Wall Street Journal, Real Simple, NY Magazine, TV One’s For My Woman and the REELZ Channel’s Scandal Made Me Famous. Shanon is a Women’s Media Center SheSource Expert, an official member of the National Speakers Bureau for the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV) and an official member of the Speakers Bureau for the Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN). She is the writer, producer and director of the short film Marital Rape Is Real.
A member of the Omega Zeta chapter of Chi Sigma Iota, Shanon possesses a Bachelor’s degree in Human and Social Services Administration from Bellevue University, a Graduate Certificate in Addictions from Kaplan University and studied Clinical Mental Health Counseling with a specialization in Trauma and Crisis Counseling at Walden University. She is an alumna of the 2016 Association of Opinion Journalists/Poynter Institute Minority Writers Seminar and a professional member of Women in Film & Video-DC.