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Shannon Sedgwick Davis

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Shannon Sedgwick Davis

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Full NameShannon Sedgwick Davis
First NameShannon
Middle NameSedgwick
Last NameDavis
Birth NameShannon Sedgwick Davis
ProfessionSocial Worker, CEO
NationalityAmerican
EthnicityWhite
Birth CountryThe United States of America
Gender IdentityFemale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseSam Davis
No Of Children2
AwardsEmmy,Global Human Rights Hero
EducationMcMurry University ,Baylor Law School
ReligionChristian
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Insta Profile
Wiki Profile

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    Body and Relation Status of Shannon Sedgwick Davis

    What is Shannon Sedgwick Davis marital status ?Married
    How many children does Shannon Sedgwick Davis have ?2
    Who is Shannon Sedgwick Davis married with?Sam Davis

    Shannon Sedgwick Davis is a human rights activist and advocate of social justice like Ann Carlson Khan. She has traveled the world to fight human trafficking as well as various mass atrocities.

    Davis is an honors graduate of Baylor Law School in 2000 and McMurry University in 1996. She has also served as Vice President of Geneva Global and the Director of Public Affairs at the International Justice Mission.

    Shannon's Relationship

    The activist is happily married to Sam Davis. The couple has two sons together, Connor Davis and Brody Davis. 

    Shannon with her children
    Image: Shannon with her sons Connor and Brody at Carnegie Hall
    Source: Instagram @shannonsedg

    The family currently lives in San Antonio, Texas. Their kids go to the San Antonio Academy of Texas. Shannon, despite being such an active activist, spends a lot of time with her children.

    Shannon's Husband and Kids
    Photo: Shannon's Husband with her kids
    Source: Instagram @shannonsedg

    The couple is seen taking their children to golf tournaments, theater plays, football games, hiking, and movies. The family is happy and shows no signs of separating.

    Her Net Worth

    Davis has not disclosed her riches as of this date. She doesn't have any conventional source of income to speak of.

    The social worker has written a book entitled To Stop a Warlord: My Story of Justice, Grace, and the Fight for Peace, which is being sold on Amazon for $17 as of April 2019. The sales record of the book has not been public.

    C.E.O. for Change

    Shannon is the C.E.O. of the Bridgeway Foundation. It is the charitable arm of Bridgeway Capital Management. It serves as a catalyst for peace and reconciliation in international communities suffering from various human rights violations.

    Foundation led by he has given financial support to organizations such as Aegis Trust, Resolve Uganda, and Invisible Children. 

    Shannon with a kid
    Picture: Shannon with a kid in Africa
    Source: stephenrgraves

    Her most valiant effort for the cause can be considered for her role in funding civilian protection and recovery efforts in Uganda. The foundation helped to stand up against Joseph Kony leaded Lord's Resistance Army. He is the first-ever indictee of the International Criminal Court.

    Awards and Honors

    The human rights activist has been the recipient of various awards over the years. She received Baylor's Young Lawyer of the Year Award in 2011, which was followed by the Spirit of McMurry Award the same year. The later is given to one outstanding alumnus every year.

    Davis also received the Nomi Network's 2014 Abolitionist Award as well as The Rotary Club of San Antonio, Outstanding Young San Antonian, in 2014.

    Her most prized possession until now is her 2015 Global Human Rights Hero award for saving innocence. Besides this, she is also on the board of many organizations, which includes The Elders, TOMS, and Humanity, United, etc.

    Hunt for Joseph Kony

    In 2013, The New Yorker published an article titled 

    HOW A TEXAS PHILANTHROPIST HELPED FUND THE HUNT FOR JOSEPH KONY

    The article written by Elizabeth Rubin described the efforts by Davis in the capture of Kony. 

    Joseph Kony was a warlord who over a quarter of the century had kidnapped tens of thousands of children and admitted them into the Lord's Resistance Army (L.R.A.), Uganda's rebel force. They would target civilians in various African nations.

    Davis had a meeting with the chief of Ugandan Army, General Aronda Nyakairima. The meeting was held at the army's hilltop headquarter in Kampala.

    Davis's Book
    Capture: Davis's Book's cover
    Source: Amazon

    This incentive by Davis led to the capture of the warlord. She has a book titled To Stop a Warlord about her endeavors during the event.

    Children For Sale

    In 2005 Davis helped rescue children from the sex trafficking ring in Svay Pak village in Cambodia. This grueling revelation is detailed in a N.B.C. news article. The article tells about the prices the children were sold and other inhuman acts that were done on the children.

    Shannon at a ted talk
    Image: Shannon talking about ending human trafficking at TEDx event
    Source: Flickr

    This piece was included in the 2005 Emmy award as "Children for Sale," which was shown on Dateline. She has also spoken about ending human trafficking on a TEDx talk in San Antonio.

    Philanthropic Behaviour Brought Her Name, Fame & Friends

    The activist's efforts has made her a well-known name among famous people as well. She has been seen with various high profile personalities from religious leaders to Hollywood superstars.

    shannon with richard branson
    Image: Shannon with Richard Branson in South Africa
    Source: Instagram @shannonsedg

    She has a good friendship with actress Kristen Bell. She has been seen with Dalai Lama, Desmond Tutu, and Jimmy Carter. She is also friends with Holly Branson's father, billionaire Richard Branson.

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