Stephanie Goodrid Lawson

Stephanie Goodrid Lawson

Executive Director, McKinney Family Foundation

Stephanie Goodrid Lawson is the Executive Director of the McKinney Family, which is committed to building an environmentally sustainable future for every Hoosier. Through strategic partnerships MFF advocates for environmental justice, seeks to conserve natural resources and empower Indiana communities to live in a healthier, more prosperous and more sustainable manner.

She currently serves on the Environmental Grantmakers Association Annual Retreat Planning Committee and the Indiana University Environmental Resilience Institute. She has presented at the Climate Infrastructure Forum in Barcelona, Spain and the Bloomberg Philanthropies American Cities Climate Challenge Partners Meeting in New York. She is a member of the adjunct faculty at the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy. Stephanie’s previous experience has been in public health, human rights and advancement. Stephanie holds an MPA in nonprofit management from the Indiana University O’Neil School of Public and Environmental Affairs and a BA in global public health, international affairs and political science from The George Washington University.



The Power of a Name: Considering Privacy, Publicity, and Transparency

Posted on December 19, 2019 by Stephanie Goodrid Lawson, Daphne Moore, Nicholas A. Tedesco

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Using your name publicly can be a positive and productive tool in your philanthropy. Your name can also carry a lot of weight: the responsibility, publicity, and hesitance to experiment and potentially fail. For families that want to use their names more intentionally, it is important to consider the full range of opportunities and responsibilities present. In this webinar, hear… Read More