Ms. Stephanie Kanaski

Director of Institutional Advancement

Academy of Our Lady of Peace Graduate Class of 1999

College Degrees & Credentials:

  • BS in Business Marketing from Notre Dame de Namur University
  • MA in Education from Ashford University


Stephanie is a graduate of Notre Dame de Namur University, where she received a BS in Business Marketing. She holds a Masters degree in Education from Ashford University.

Prior to her position at her alma mater, she launched her non-profit career at United Way of San Diego County. There she served as a Development Executive, overseeing major giving campaigns for UPS, San Diego County Regional Airport Authority, Eli Lilly, Solar Turbines Inc, Hunter Industries, UC San Diego, Bridgepoint Education, and AT&T. She focused on developing strategic partnerships to support United Way’s efforts to change the odds for every child through education.

Stephanie is enlivened by the opportunity to advance girls to realize their boundless potential. She believes in the collaborative effort of the micro and macro community to ensure girls have access to resources that catapult their dreams into reality. When she’s not on campus, you can find her on the golf course “coaching” her twin boys. She is also an avid writer and is working on her first book.