Shannon Shea – The Power of Boat Building – Episode 006

May 26, 2016

Today’s guest is Shannon Anne Shea, the Executive Director of Tacoma Community Boat Builders, an organization which pairs young men from the juvenile court system with master craftsmen who teach them woodworking and boat building.

Before that phase of her career, Shannon worked with victims of domestic violence, with child soldiers in East Africa, and with many projects in Mexico City. She also has a PhD in Philosophy, which brings a fascinating perspective to the work she has done.

Erik’s Note: I loved this conversation so much. Shannon’s experience is wide-ranging and should provide a lot of food for thought for nonprofit leaders anywhere.


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