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Stephanie Maier

Stephanie Maier

Director of Curriculum Development
Programs | Special Projects


Stephanie Maier is a popular public speaker, trainer and author of twenty-five years. Calling out the evils of tyranny and empowering all people to rise by accessing their God-given rights, she’s lived and worked in fourteen countries, including Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Cambodia, Haiti and throughout The Middle East.

Domestically, Stephanie served as Regional Director for the Republican Party of Florida and worked on the Bush/Cheney 2000 Presidential campaign and the subsequent Florida recount. Stephanie was gubernatorial campaign manager for West Virginia Senator Sarah Minear in 2002 and served as Georgia’s 72-hour Director under Chairman Ralph Reed. Stephanie also worked at Americans For Prosperity for eight years, where she travelled the United States inspiring grassroots activists as the National Director of Youth & Special Programs. Stephanie also served as the Vice President of Programs at the grassroots advocacy and training organization, FreedomWorks, in Washington, D.C.

Stephanie is a certified master trainer and expert in curriculum design for both youth and adult learning. In Florida, Stephanie served three years as Principal of an at-risk charter high school, as well as the Director of Instructional Design for partner schools across the state.

As her personal mission, Stephanie educates and empowers Christians across America to be effective stewards of our inalienable rights by engaging in the issues of our day and holding elected officials accountable. Over the years, her various books and courses have been published in English, Russian, Tajik and Arabic.

Throughout her career, Stephanie has been featured in numerous articles and on podcasts and national news outlets in the United States, Cambodia, Tajikistan and Afghanistan.

Stephanie has a Bachelor’s degree in Broadcasting and Film from Boston University, a Master’s in Diplomacy and International Conflict Management from Norwich University, and has completed one year of her Doctoral studies in Public Policy with a concentration in Terrorism, Mediation and Peacekeeping. Stephanie has numerous credentials in campaign and media training, including certification from the Women’s Campaign School at Yale University and from the Amsterdam/Maastrich University in the Netherlands.

Stephanie currently serves as the Senior Director of Curriculum Development and Training at the Leadership Institute.

Stephanie, her husband and two children divide their time between their homes in Asheville, North Carolina and Jensen Beach, Florida.

To learn more, visit: https://www.stephaniemaier.com/

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