Communications and Development Manager
Stephanie Chrispin oversees the Advocacy Institute’s communications and multimedia content. She also serves as the main point person for the organization’s relationships with institutional and individual donors, setting strategy and executing AI’s fundraising efforts. Additionally, she assists with delivering AI’s curriculum to the philanthropic community.
Prior to joining AI, Stephanie served as the inaugural Public Policy Fellow at Philanthropy New York. There, she developed digital content and programming for the philanthropic sector, while managing multiple affinity groups and external partnerships for the organization.
A proud native New Yorker of Haitian and Filipino descent, Stephanie draws upon her multiple identities to inform her community organizing and advocacy for racial equity and gender justice. She embraces opportunities to develop leadership in communities of color, serving as Vice President of the New York chapter of the Filipino American National Historical Society and Team Lead for the NYC Fund for Girls and Young Women of Color’s Participatory Review Committee.
She holds a B.S. in General Science and History from Fordham University and a Master of Public Administration from New York University’s Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service. She currently resides in Brooklyn, NY.