Shannon is an interactive media specialist who believes education and accessible technology will change the world. She recently returned from volunteering in Phnom Penh, Cambodia at the Harpswell Foundation, a leadership center for Cambodian women in college. Connect with Shannon on Twitter, Instagram, Pinterst, and

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What to do while you’re in between jobs

In the past four years, I’ve experienced three layoffs. If I’ve learned anything, it’s that the future is always unclear.


Dealing with culture shock when volunteering abroad

While most of my friends who have worked or volunteered abroad have positive, life-changing experiences, there’s always the risk that your trip may not go as planned.


Want to volunteer abroad? 7 steps to make the dream a reality (and pay for it!)

Wondering if volunteering abroad is right for you? Here are some steps to consider as you make the decision:


4 career lessons I learned while volunteering abroad

The most valuable asset I’m bringing to my renewed career search is a better sense of self than I had before I left.