Shauntel Neal-Howe is President of the National Down Syndrome Congress (NDSC) Board of Directors and an active member of the African American/Black people who have children with Down syndrome Facebook group. She grew up in Indianapolis, IN and learned early on the importance of supporting organizations and efforts that charter themselves to serve the “underserved.” Along with a passion for stepping up in the Down syndrome and broader disability communities, Shauntel has given her time to many other worthy causes, including efforts steered by the American Red Cross, American Cancer Society, and Cobb County, GA Parent Engagement Committee. Shauntel has also sat on sharing panels engaging families, educators, and church ministries in establishing disability inclusion programs.
Professionally, Shauntel Neal-Howe holds an MBA/Finance and is a Financial Planning & Analysis Consultant, focusing on corporate finance, planning, and process improvement. She currently resides in Spring, TX, with her husband Zachary and daughter Zoe, who has Down syndrome.