UN Youth Achievement Recognition Award

UNITED NATIONS YOUTH ACHIEVEMENT RECOGNITION AWARD

 

SHARE founder Shannon McNamara, along with two other recipients from China and South Korea, were honored by the United Nations for "significant contributions to humanitarian goals" at the Youth Achievement Assembly on August 6, 2010 in New York City.  Shannon promoted youth involvement and helped spread awareness for SHARE to 600 delagates, from 25 countries, attending the conference held at the UN. 

 

"Teen's efforts to help girls in Africa put her in the global spotlight: Basking Ridge girl receives award at U.N.", Sunday Star Ledger, August 8, 2010