Shontaye grew up as an American Army Brat moving around extensively as a child. As an adult, she has continued her travels and has lived in the United States, Germany and Africa. She has been engaged on and off over the past three years with IofC, mostly as an event supporter in the Washington, DC area.
Day to day, Shontaye has a passion for grass roots volunteerism and has been an avid volunteer for various organizations since adolescence. Her interests include intercultural dialog, human rights and human security. Her spare time consists of spending cherished time with family and friends, watching dramas and travel writing. She also enjoys cooking and entertaining with family and friends.