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Stephanie Farfan

Leadership Council for Women in National Security

Spring Fellow

Stephanie Farfan is a foreign policy and international disability policy professional and advocate. She was previously the Spring Fellow for LCWINS, where she created multiple trackers that assess whether or not the Biden administration fulfilled their promise to nominate an equal number of men and women to senior positions. Before joining LCWINS, Stephanie was the policy, practices and Latinx outreach associate at RespectAbility, a nonprofit that advocates for people with disabilities in the United States. There, she worked on employment policy as well as led the creation of a Spanish-language toolkit for immigrants with disabled children; her work was featured on CNN en EspaÒol. She was also previously an intern for Win Without War, where she focused on the intersection between immigration and militarization. Stephanie has an MA in international peace and conflict resolution from American University, where her final project was analyzing disability policy in Ecuador. In this project, she had the opportunity to interview lawmakers in Ecuador. She also holds a BA from Juniata College in peace and conflict studies.