Shanon Lee

Shanon Lee

Writer

Expertise

Health, Mental Health, Wellness, Parenting, Race, Culture

Education

Bellevue University

Highlights

 

Experience

Shanon Lee is a Contributor for DAME Magazine, Forbes and The Lily at The Washington Post. Her bylines include Cosmopolitan, ELLE, Marie Claire, Playboy, Good Housekeeping, Woman’s Day, Redbook, Refinery29, Women’s Health, Parents and Prevention Magazine. 

In 2018, she was featured in Poets & Writers Magazine for forging an unconventional writing career. Her opinion essays on misogyny and racism are widely circulated and have been shared by notables including bestselling author J.K. Rowling, rap legend MC Lyte and political activist Kevin Powell. 

As a commentator, Shanon has appeared on national and international live-stream and network television programs including HuffPost Live, TRT World’s The NewsMakers, TV One’s For My Woman and the REELZ Channel’s Scandal Made Me Famous.

Shanon is a Women's Media Center SheSource Expert and a mentor-editor for The OpEd Project. She was named to The Tempest’s 40 Women To Watch 2019 list for advancing the dialogue around gender-based violence. She is represented by Agnes Carlowicz of the Carol Mann Agency.

 

Education

Shanon received her Bachelor's Degree in Human & Social Services Administration from Bellevue University and is a Master's in Clinical Mental Health Counseling candidate at Walden University. 

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