Stephanie Dodson became a Managing Director at Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation in September 2014. Draper Richards Kaplan believes that with early funding and rigorous support, exceptional social entrepreneurs, tackling some of the world’s most complex problems, can make the world a better place.
Stephanie co-founded, and remains involved with, three social ventures: Strategic Grant Partners, Project Healthy Children, and The Maranyundo Initiative. In her role at DRK, she currently serves on the boards for and works closely with 8 DRK portfolio organizations: Catie’s Closet, City Health Works, Clean Energy Trust, Crisis Text Line, D-Rev, Lava Mae, Upstream, and Y2Y. She also serves on the boards of RefugePoint, Year Up-Boston, Project Healthy Children, the Partners In Health advisory board and Share Our Strength’s leadership council. .
She holds a BA in English and Environmental Studies from Oberlin College and an MBA from Stanford University, completed the Harvard Advanced Fellowship Initiative and lives in Boston.