Stephanie Stillwell (BSN, RN, Certified Life Coach) joins AWC as our Coalition Coordinator. We are thrilled to have her expertise as we continue to build capacity, find alignment and collaborate with our members and partners:Spending most of her career in the healthcare industry as a Registered Nurse, Stephanie has a diverse nursing background in pediatric neuropsychiatry, public health nursing and addiction treatment, although her passion is working in prevention. Because of this, Stephanie created a healthcare consulting company that aims to bridge the gap between the healthcare system, individuals, and community. She currently facilitates multiple coalitions throughout the state of Alaska, working to empower individuals and communities to co-create to make positive changes in the health and wellbeing of Alaskans and beyond. Stephanie has a passion for community and believes in the power of connection. She often is engaged in public speaking opportunities, and admittedly this is the thing that terrifies her most in life. But pushing through that fear, Stephanie has presented at numerous events throughout Alaska and in the Lower 48, including the Believe in Better Project in Minnesota. Stephanie is an Anishinaabikwe (Ojibwe Woman), was raised in Northern Minnesota, studied nursing at the University of Cincinnati in Ohio and has called Alaska home since 2015. A homeschooling mom of 5 children, Stephanie and her partner, Ben, find solace in letting nature be a primary teacher and spend as much time exploring the Alaskan Wilderness as possible.