Shanna began her career studying fashion design and working in women's product development in the apparel industry. She has worked in operations, buying and project coordination roles for various multi-channel retail organizations. She has experience with entrepreneurship, having owned her own business for 3 years selling handmade products made by women across Canada, and loves to support women-owned businesses.
She has transitioned her career into the nonprofit sector and working as a Project Coordinator for Project iRISE, for their Branding Tattoo Removal service for survivors of human trafficking and most recently as a Program Coordinator and Job Developer for Massey Centre's Success in Employment for Adolescent Mothers program. In this role, Shanna works with I work with adolescent mothers, employers, and community partners to assist the mothers in preparing for and securing sustainable employment.
Shanna is also studying international development and has a strong passion for women's rights and empowerment.