Stephanie Perez Carrillo as a Child Stephanie Perez-Carrillo as an adult

Stephanie Perez-Carrillo

Title: Policy and Partnerships Manager

Stephanie works as a Policy and Partnerships Manager for the Colorado Children’s Campaign. Prior to joining the Children’s Campaign team, she worked as a Public Policy Fellow at The Women’s Foundation of Colorado – where she found her love and passion for policy work. She joined the Children’s Campaign as a Policy Analyst in 2016, and contributes to our policy and coalition expertise in K-12 education, child health, early childhood, housing, hunger and family economic security. Before diving into the policy world, Stephanie served as a Teach for America Corps Member in South Carolina, teaching high school and middle school math. When she is not working, you can typically find her at a coffee shop, hanging out with friends, or engaging in some type of outdoor activity.


Things You May Not Know:

Hometown: Miami, Florida
College: Florida International University
Major: Marketing
Favorite Children’s Book: The Giving Tree
Favorite Thing About Life In Colorado: You can always retreat to the mountains for rest and respite.
Favorite Denver Restaurant: Frijoles (technically in Lakewood)
Dream Job: Stand-Up Comedian
Who You Idolize Most: My Mom and Dad, they are terrific humans!
Your Greatest Extravagance: Cuban Coffee
Most Likely To Be Found On A Slow Friday Afternoon: Hanging out with friends or family.
Favorite Colorado Getaway: Telluride
Favorite Sports Team: Miami Heat
Night Owl or Early Bird: Early Bird
Thing You Can’t Live Without: Coffee
Favorite Book: Walking with the Wind
Talent You Would Most Like To Have: Beatboxing
Biggest Pet Peeve: Cars not using their turning signals.
Word Or Phrase You Most Overuse: Absolutely
Thing That Makes You Stand Out From Others: My unique sense of humor.
Your Motto: La lucha es de todo.