Stephanie Tanny


Stephanie asks you to support NAPAWF because

“Fierce APA sisters fighting for social justice? Heck ya! Support them because they support you.”

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Stephanie Tanny -artist, spoken word poet, and staff at Colorado Participation Project – is one of 15 fierce women being profile as part of the 15 APA Women Leader Spotlights Campaign, and is being endorsed by Brandon Iwamoto, staff photojournalist at the Farmington Daily Times in Farmington, New Mexico.

Stephanie Tanny speaks from experience. As a woman of color, Stephanie interned with the Organization of Chinese Americans and worked for Congresswoman Judy Chu in Washington D.C as the Running Start Star Fellow. As a survivor of sexual assault, Stephanie led a campaign at CSU to create a student fee to fund preventative education and survivor support services and spoke about her experiences as the Campus Progress and National Keynote Contest Winner in 2011. As a leader, Stephanie was a fellow at the Center for Progressive Leadership and was also the Director of Community Outreach for the APA performing arts group Sulu DC. Finally, as an individual, Stephanie expresses the sum total of her experiences as art via painting and spoken word performances for the world to share.

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