Shannell Stinner graduated from BSU in 2008 with a degree in Bilingual/Multi Cultural Education. She has taught all ages from infants to the elderly. She is a local volunteer extraordinaire who has worked with various organizations such as Radio Boise, the Library!, the Idaho Food Bank, and the IRC. She is the mother of two teenagers, an avid Snapchat user and enjoys spending Fridays playing board games with friends. She is passionate about storytelling and guiding people to draw on their experiences to create and share their stories, because she believes stories are the bridge to compassion, understanding, and building a better world.