Stefanie Lyn Kaufman: Founder + Executive Director
Stefanie Lyn Kaufman is a community organizer and graduate from Brown University, with two BA's in Medical Anthropology and Contemplative Studies. In 2013, they founded Project LETS after the suicide of Brittany Marie Petrocca; and living with their own neurodivergent experiences. Stefanie approaches their work with various lived experience, including: psychiatric and physical disability, sexual assault, and suicide; and from an anti-oppressive, disability justice framework. Stefanie focuses on the big picture with LETS - strategy, funding, program and curricular design, & team development. They spend much of their energy on maintaining healing and staying grounded in the present moment through tools like baking, crystals, watercolor painting, research-for-fun, hot showers & hot cocoa. They are invested in and committed to disrupting multiple systems which disproportionately discriminate, harm, and kill mentally ill and neurodivergent folks worldwide.