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Stephanie Rodriguez-Ruiz

Stephanie Rodriguez-Ruiz


Rappaport Center at Boston College Law School


Rappaport Law and Public Policy Fellow



The Rappaport Center for Law and Public Policy Fellows Program affords 12 law students from eight Massachusetts law schools the opportunity to work in a state or local government agency during the summer.

Law School
UMass Dartmouth Law School

Massachusetts Dept of Elementary and Secondary Education

Project Description
Stephanie is a law student at UMass as well as the vice president and co-founder of Leading Ladies of Boston. Leading Ladies is committed to uplifting Boston’s at-risk youth by providing educational, emotional, and family support through hands-on mentoring. Stephanie recognized the need to support young girls through her own personal experiences as a former student of Boston Public Schools and a graduate of Boston University. She hopes to pursue a career advocating for Boston students and is excited to spend her Rappaport Fellowship at the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.

“I am honored and grateful to be joining the Rappaport Community. I look forward to this amazing opportunity to make a difference in my community and I’m excited to connect with those who share the same passion.” – Stephanie Rodrigues-Ruiz