Having experienced many of the transitions that Anchored4Life covers in the life skills provided and understanding through experience the vital importance of having a strong support system to overcome life challenges, Dr. Shawna Harlin-Clifton has dedicated her life to helping others succeed. Shawna earned her Doctorate in Organizational Psychology. Her passion for helping others has led to the developed and implementation of multiple programs for children, youth, adults, and family members. Whether providing one on one support to her 20 years of leadership, Shawna’s dedication to the helping profession has made a positive impact on families worldwide.
This passion continues with Anchored4Life, as the executive director, Shawna has the honor of making a difference each day. Shawna is dedicated to Anchored4Life for both personal and professional reasons. Shawna has a long line of family that has served our great Country. In fact, her brother served in the Navy. Currently, her niece is in the Air Force and her nephew is a green beret in the Army. Shawna sees the impact of the challenges military face. This continues to inspire her passion to give her best to make a difference for youth and their families. When not working, Shawna enjoys spending quality time with her family, walking on the beach, and outdoor activities.