Growing Our Own

Shawn Newell, Indian Dispute Resolution Services (IDRS) 

Shawn Newell is an independent business owner and contractor working primarily with community-based NGOs to build their capacity to do good work. A lifetime of working with non-profits has provided a weave of experience that she gladly shares with clients as project manager, fundraiser, advisor, mentor, and sometimes program evaluator. Her interests draw her to projects that improve community resilience and advance conservation. She currently works with TLE on a variety of food and water security projects while serving as Navajo Project Manager for IDRS, Inc., a California based NGO. She has an MS Degree in Environmental Science and Policy and is an engaged climate advocate and supporter of all things sustainable.