Shawna Newman, Fastweb

Shawna Newman

Shawna Newman is the Associate Content Editor and Contributing Writer at Fastweb. A graduate of the University of Central Missouri, she holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Public Relations. Her professional experiences reach the educational, entertainment and technology industries.

Prior to her role at Fastweb Shawna spent nearly 11 years as a Senior Marketing Specialist in UCM’s Integrated Marketing and Communications office. During this time, she worked with the admissions, career services and financial aid offices – including various program coordinators and college deans. She also mentored student employees working in UCM’s IMC office.

A first-generation college graduate, Shawna values tools like Fastweb and believes all that seek a college degree should have access to financial resources to attain their goals. In her free time, she enjoys beekeeping, cheering for the Kansas City Chiefs and spending time outdoors with her family. Shawna calls Kansas City, Missouri home.

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