Stephanie Philippe was born and raised in the city of Boston. She earned both a B.A in Political Science and a B.A in Africanas Studies from the University of Massachusetts Boston. She taught in Somerville and few years later worked as a Program Coordinator of an ELT program. For the last couple of years Stephanie has worked for Citizen Schools as a Deputy Director and Director and is now the Asst. Director of Programs with Steps for Success. Stephanie is interested in politics, education reform, civil rights and social impact.