Co-Founder and Managing Director, Seton Education Partners
Expertise: Education Philanthropy, Academic Leadership, Public Policy
Stephanie Saroki de Garcia helped launch Seton in 2009 to give every child, regardless of background, an opportunity to have an academically excellent, character-building, and vibrantly Catholic education. Recently, Stephanie launched and directed the Philanthropy Roundtable’s K-12 education programs, where she spearheaded a series of conferences, strategy sessions, and publications on breakthroughs in education philanthropy. She co-wrote Saving America’s Urban Catholic Schools: A Guide for Donors and also served on the strategic planning committee for the Archdiocese of New York’s school system, chairing the committee on school leadership. Stephanie attended Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government as a dean’s fellow. While completing her Master’s degree in Public Policy at the Kennedy School, Stephanie worked at the Office of Management and Budget. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Rhetoric from the University of California at Berkeley.