Celebrity Activism for the Social Good

June 2, 2015
Hosted by Shannon Skinner

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On this premiere episode of SHANNON SKINNER LIVE, host Shannon Skinner and guests delve into celebrity activism, what it means and how it impacts the social good. Shannon's guests are Dr. Samita Nandy, Director, Centre of Media and Celebrity Studies (CMCS), and cultural critic on fame. And Dr. Carolyn Harris, royal historian and author of "Magna Carta and Its Gifts to Canada," who is a regular media commentator on history and royalty. Both are based in Toronto.

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Hosted by Shannon Skinner, SHANNON SKINNER LIVE is a weekly lifestyle show that uncovers the stories and solutions to living an extraordinary life and making this world a better place. Each week features experts, change-makers and visionaries from around the world. We talk about subjects you won’t hear anywhere else! Shannon’s gift is unlocking hearts and opening minds, which she has become known for as host of her own popular television show and online platform, ExtraordinaryWomenTV.com, the ultimate online life-guidance resource for women. When you live your best life, you are changing the world.

Shannon Skinner

Shannon Skinner is an award-winning television and radio host, inspirational speaker and author. She is the creator and host of the television series and online platform, Extraordinary Women TV with Shannon Skinner, the ultimate online life-guidance resource for women. She has interviewed hundreds of influencers, experts and celebrities. Some notable guests include actress Mariel Hemingway, TV personality and entrepreneur Debbie Travis, and singer-songwriter Jully Black.

Shannon is the author of The Whispering Heart: Your Inner Guide to Creativity, a how-to book on unleashing creativity and living an extraordinary life. As a writer, she contributes to several publications including The Huffington Post.

She is the recipient of the University of Saskatchewan, College of Arts and Science’s Alumni of Influence Award 2014. Shannon studied creative writing at the University of Oxford and film studies at Ryerson University, and received her B.A. at the University of Saskatchewan. She is based in Toronto, Canada.

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