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70th Annual Black & White Ball and Business Awards

2024 Woman of the Year

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Stephanie Parra, M.Ed. Executive Director, ALL In Education

Stephanie Parra is the Executive Director of ALL in Education, a non-profit organization that aims to ensure that the communities most impacted by education inequities are the ones making decisions for ALL students. Established to close the gap and achieve better representation on the state’s education policy-making bodies, ALL in Education aims to increase the number of Latino members on education boards that directly impact policy.

Stephanie is a first-generation American originally from Yuma, Arizona. As one of the first in her family to attend college, Parra saw first-hand the importance of education and the wonders it can do to develop a child’s life and future. She holds a Bachelor’s in Justice Studies and Psychology, and a Master’s in Higher and Postsecondary Education. Her passion for education led her to past roles at Teach for America, Arizona State University, T.W. Lewis Foundation, and the Arizona Education Association. Parra currently serves on the Governing Board of the Phoenix Union High School District, representing Ward 3. She is passionate about ensuring every student in Arizona receives an excellent education and is adequately prepared to succeed in college, career, and life.