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Annie Shields

Annie Shields

Annie Shields is a St. Louis native and a graduate of the University of Missouri- St. Louis, where she studied sociology and women's and gender studies. Now she lives in Los Angeles and works as the new media coordinator at Ms. She is a big fan of birds, plants, and things that are funny. Her animal totem is the bat.

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Annie Shields

Annie Shields

Annie Shields is a St. Louis native and a graduate of the University of Missouri- St. Louis, where she studied sociology and women's and gender studies. Now she lives in Los Angeles and works as the new media coordinator at Ms. She is a big fan of birds, plants, and things that are funny. Her animal totem is the bat.

Other articles by this author