Shanna O’Berry joined the Learning by Giving Foundation as the Director of Academic Programs in July 2017. In her role, Shanna works to find new ways to connect a network that spans the country and crosses all academic disciplines. An eternal student, Shanna enjoys visiting Learning by Giving classes to listen to students discuss site visits, fiscal responsibility, and community impact.
Prior to joining Doris’ Letters Foundation and Learning by Giving Foundation, Shanna worked in higher education for ten years wearing many hats: student, faculty, department manager, and assistant dean. All the while, she taught English and writing at Boston-area colleges and universities.
Shanna holds a BA in English from Michigan State University and an MA in English from University of Massachusetts Boston. She is currently enrolled in Tufts University’s Institute for Nonprofit Practice.
She is honored to be a small part of the Learning by Giving movement.