Stephanie Ortoleva
Recent Press and Interviews

  • Stephanie Ortoleva
    A biographical article by Mekiya Walters. Available in text and audio formats.
    ABILITY Magazine, January 2022.

  • We need disability justice now, featuring Stephanie Ortoleva
    Women Enabled International’s executive director, Stephanie Ortoleva, makes an impassioned plea for citizens of the world not to ignore or discount the worth of disabled women -- who are a valuable and resourceful part of any society. Part of a series,
    The Future Is Hers, celebrating the power of women and girls around the world.
    Ford Foundation, May 2020.

  • Oral history interview of Stephanie Ortoleva
    A twenty-three-minute long oral history interview conducted by the Digital Repository of Ireland as part of The Atlantic Philanthropies archive project titled Amplifying change: A history of the Atlantic Philanthropies on the island of Ireland, 2018.

  • Stephanie Ortoleva
    An exclusive Interview by Lucie Goulet. Contains video.
    Women in Foreign Policy, December 2017.

  • 21 Leaders for 2016 – Meet Three Powerhouses Who Rise Up for the Marginalized
    Profiles of three outstanding leaders dedicated to improving lives of women and girls: Jennicet Gutiérrez, Stephanie Ortoleva, Esq., and Dr. Danielle Sheypuk.
    Women's E-News, January

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Two women face-to-face with others in the background. The woman on the left listens as the woman on the right speaks.
Image: Stephanie Ortoleva speaks with Michelle Bachelet, Executive Director of UN Women on Feb 25, 2011.
Two women stand face-to-face. The woman on the left is wearing an Indian sari.  She smiles as the woman on the right speaks and shakes her hand.
Image: Stephanie Ortoleva congratulates Vital Voices Awardee Sunitha Krishnan of India, 2011.