Stephanie joined IEL in May 2018. She is responsible for the management of grants and finances revolving around the Center for Workforce Development (CWD) which includes the Ready to Achieve Mentoring Program (RAMP), Right Turn Career Focus Transition Initiative (Right Turn), the Vocational Rehabilitation Youth Technical Assistance Center (YTAC), and the National Collaboration on Workforce and Disability for youth (NCWD).
Prior to joining IEL, Stephanie held a variety of internships and co-ops including an internship at the Massachusetts State House with the office of Senator Eldridge. Along with being a Resident Assistant from her “Middler” year until she completed her Masters, Stephanie was a part of a student led group called Huskies Organizing with Labor (HOWL) that helped her school’s dining hall workers successfully unionize with the help of a local Boston union. Stephanie also worked as a consultant for a faith-based organization to help faith communities understand the vulnerabilities of the transgender community in relation to a 2018 ballot question relating to public accommodations in Massachusetts.
Stephanie earned her Master’s in Public Policy (MPP) and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and International Affairs from Northeastern University. Stephanie studied abroad in Israel and Greece, she can speak Haitian-Creole, and is continuously improving her French.