Shannon is an internationally sought after public speaker. She has spoken in front of the Italian Parliament, the UN Human Rights Council, and has met the King of Holland before speaking at VeloCity about cycling as a tool for women’s rights and social justice. Shannon has given three TEDx talks, spoken at The Harvard Club, National Geographic Headquarters, The Explorer’s Club Headquarters, Chicago IDEAS Week, and she has keynoted numerous corporate conferences. Her book tour had her on Morning Joe, MSNBC, and numerous other local, national, and international media outlets. Shannon has been featured on Dateline NBC, Outside Magazine profiled her epic ride across the Panjshir Valley, and she is the subject of three short films about her work in Afghanistan; MoveShake, Waking Lions, and a Liv Ambassador short film. She is the author of two books and is currently working on a third.