Stephanie Lawson

MPA’08, Nonprofit Management

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IU Bloomington


Stephanie Goodrid Lawson is a gift officer with the Eskenazi Heath Foundation, which raises philanthropic support for the Eskenazi Health system. She also spearheads the Foundation’s women’s philanthropy and public art program initiatives. Lawson previously served as a development officer with the Indiana University Foundation, raising funds for scholarships and programs throughout Indiana University.

Prior to becoming a professional fundraiser, Lawson worked with human rights organizations such as the Center for the Prevention of Genocide in Washington, D.C., and the International Federation of the Red Cross Red Crescent in Geneva, Switzerland.

She continues to volunteer locally in Indianapolis and has served as a guest lecturer for SPEA undergraduate nonprofit management courses.

Lawson received a bachelor’s degree in international affairs and political science from George Washington University and received an MPA from Indiana University.