BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) _ A Bismarck native has been nominated for a
national award for her work documenting women's right in
38-old Shannon Galpin is a nominee for the 2012 National Geographic
``Adventurer of the Year.''
Galpin is nominated for her work with women in the war-torn
country. She rides a single-speed mountain bike through the country
working with various women as part of her nonprofit organization
Mountain2Mountain. The organization is aimed at educating and
creating opportunities for women in regions of conflict.
She is one of nine people nominated for the ``Adventurer of the
Year'' award. People can vote daily online for who they think
should win. The nominee with the most votes after Jan. 16 will win.