Shannon Palka

Post-Baccalaureate Fellow, External Offerings and Partnerships

Shannon PalkaShannon joined the Carnegie Foundation in 2016 as a post-baccalaureate fellow in external offerings and partnerships where she supports the coordination and communication of the Foundation’s external offerings. Prior to joining the Carnegie team, Shannon spent two years as an AmeriCorps VISTA Leader and member with the California State University system where she worked to expand access to high-impact educational practices for historically underrepresented students pursuing STEM degrees. As an undergraduate at the University of San Diego where she majored in English, she helped establish and manage a volunteer program for the City of San Diego and founded a campus chapter of Coaching Corps.