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Stephanie Saunders

Program Associate
Stephanie provides administrative and communications support for the community college learning network of Healthy Places North Carolina in addition to database and project management for Great Expectations, a place-based, multigenerational early childhood development initiative. 
Prior to joining MDC in 2015, Stephanie founded Recount Magazine, an online publication and multimedia forum for social commentary, creative expression, and political participation based on the results of her undergraduate thesis. Stephanie’s study of civic culture and political participation amongst millennial college students compiled analysis of generational narratives in contemporary media, literature on political culture, and qualitative interview and survey data to explore agency and positioning in this cohort.
Educational background: Political science and psychology (South Carolina Honors College at University of South Carolina)