Shannon Owen

Shannon Owen

development and events advisor

Shannon is currently a Real Estate Agent with Realty Austin. Her career in Real Estate began in 2000 while she attended the University of Texas. She studied Spanish (and is bilingual) and Business while working in leasing and residential sales. In 2003, she moved to Spain for work, heading up a study abroad program until 2006, then to NYC and the world of banking. Of course, we all eventually head back to Austin…

In 2010 she received her MBA as one of 5 women to attend Acton School of Entrepreneurship (class of 33 students) where she realized her passion for Service and Leadership.

Shannon then worked as the US Director, and Development Director, of Ubuntu (Comfort the Children, CTC), helping to empower the community of Maai Mahiu, Kenya, specifically the Mums (Mothers), alongside their special-needs children, as well as their strong desire to strengthen their quality of life, and purpose, through entrepreneurship. Shannon had the good fortune to travel to Kenya and witness the incredible impact of her teams’ efforts – the experience was humbling. Shannon has always had an awareness and compassion for the world around her, which brought her to Well Aware.

Shannon is married to Steven, another Austinite, whom she met at the age of 14. They have four children, Westyn, Liam, Brazos and Aspen.