Shannon Harriman

Director of Accredited Curriculum & Himalaya Program Director

B.A. Environmental Science and Biology; Middlebury College
M.S. Education, University of Southern Maine

Shannon has spent the past fourteen years living in Kathmandu, Nepal, leading courses with Dragons’ students in Nepal and India. Over this time, she developed systems and curriculum to teach Global Citizenship, maximize student engagement, and consistently produce profound and safe experiences. Currently, Shannon directs our programs for college credit on three continents. She is also a lead facilitator, designing professional trainings for organizations and schools around the country to train, assess and mentor staff.

Shannon lives in Boulder, Colorado with her partner, Tim, and their daughter, Celia. In her free time, you can find her exploring the wild front range, dancing to ’80s music, and creatively designing clothes and spaces for her family. She is a certified yoga instructor, a scholar of eastern philosophy, and a lover of all things wild.