Stephanie A. Duckworth-Elliott is a young woman who is living her passion. She is the author of a new children's book called "Poneasequa-The Goddess of the Waters" and has a publishing company called Wampum Books. Stephanie is a member of The Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) on Martha’s Vineyard in Massachusetts. She has had the opportunity to play various roles within her Indian
community, such as Assistant Education Director and conducts lectures on Native American
education. She lectured at the National Conference on Race and Ethnicity in Miami. These
experiences have assisted her in her understanding of today’s diverse population.
. She has over 15 years of experience as a Minority Educator both in
and out of the classroom. Her educational background consists of being a member of The
Graduate Faculty at The New School for Social Research where she received her Masters in
Sociology. She earned a Masters in Non-profit Management from the Graduate School for Public