Shannon Halberstadt has been working in arts leadership for a couple of decades. She’s currently executive director of Artist Trust, and past roles  include work as the Executive Director at Spokane Arts, PNW Executive Director at The Recording Academy (the GRAMMYs), and Managing Director at Seattle’s The Vera Project. Among her many volunteer and advisory roles, Shannon has been a member of Seattle’s Music Commission, Leadership Tomorrow’s (King County) Curriculum Committee, and a Mayoral appointee to the Seattle Center Advisory Commission. Shannon’s a real feminist, and a firm believer in the power of art to inspire positive personal and community transformation. That’s why she loves Reel Grrls.