Stephanie Shapiro – Senior Advisor Impact Investing

Stephanie Shapiro works at XPRIZE where she designs prizes that are focused on benefiting humanity and fostering industry breakthroughs in new and innovative ways. She also serves on the Net Impact LA Board as the VP of Impact Programs where she develops hands-on service, educational, and consulting programs that create impact in LA by promoting business as a tool for social/environmental change.

Ms. Shapiro recently earned her MBA with an emphasis in Entrepreneurship from Loyola Marymount University and has over eight years of experience working in nonprofit and education organizations as a case manager, community outreach manager, fundraiser, and facilitator. Prior to XPRIZE, she worked with a variety of at-risk populations including homeless women in crisis pregnancy, inner-city youth, children affected by HIV/AIDS, and homeless adults reentering the workforce. Ms. Shapiro was an Education Pioneers fellow where she was part of a dynamic cohort of graduate students committed to education reform.

Ms. Shapiro lives Los Angeles with her husband and loves learning about different cultures and spiritual practices. She is also very passionate about intentional communities…and would be thrilled to hear your thoughts on these.