Prior to joining the Roosevelt Institute, Stacy worked at LIFT, where she led a public benefits clinic in the South Bronx and went on to design and develop new direct-service programming to complement LIFT’s national coaching model.  Stacy has multiple years of fundraising and event planning experience with the New York chapter of Reading Partners, where she served as an AmeriCorps VISTA and still tutors to this day.  Stacy co-founded ZORA, a mobile platform for travelers of color, and has also spent time at Human Rights Watch UK in their Development and Global Initiatives department, Hollaback! a global organized activist movement to end street harassment, and most recently at the London-based social and artistic design firm Something & Son, supporting community enterprise initiatives.  Stacy graduated with honors from Columbia College of Chicago in Cultural Studies with a Minor in Black World Studies and received her MA in Postcolonial Culture and Global Policy from Goldsmiths, University of London.