Shannon Clifford has over 20 years of experience working with nonprofit organizations, eighteen of those in management positions. She has a Master’s of Science in Nonprofit Administration and received her CFRE certification in 2011. She is passionate about education that offers in-depth and hands on learning opportunities for all students. She is proud to be the executive director of the Denver Center for International Studies foundation and often finds herself humbled by the reflections offered by students who have received a travel scholarship from the foundation.
As the mom of two school-aged sons, Shannon realizes the importance of taking education outside of the classroom and experiencing the world through hands-on activities that support curriculum. She has witnessed the effects of these life-altering opportunities and thoroughly believes in the mission of the DCIS Foundation. Shannon believes in the importance of philanthropy and has dedicated her career to making a difference.
When not working, Shannon enjoys traveling with her husband and their sons, camping, reading and volunteering for multiple organizations.