All Voices Collaborates with Consultants Working with an Equitable Lens
Stephanie Luz Cordel is the Founder and Principal Consultant of All Voices Consulting. She began her professional career in mental health, providing direct services and evaluating a range of intervention programs. Recognizing the need for systemic approaches to addressing social issues, she shifted her focus from micro to macro-level work and now supports improvement of processes, strategies and policies towards inclusive social change. Stephanie holds a Bachelor's Degree from Vanderbilt University and a Master's of Social Work with a concentration in Policy, Administration and Community Practice from Arizona State University.
Sharifa Rowe is the Founder and Principal Consultant at S. Rowe Consulting. She works with organizations to drive outcomes from talk to action. She supports the work by using neutral facilitation practices, collective impact frameworks, and continuous improvement strategies. She began her career in education as a teacher and also served in an administrative capacity as an assistant vice principal and program manager. Sharifa has trained with CivicLab and Lumina on Collective Impact Frameworks and with ASU Lean Six Sigma Continuous Improvement. Sharifa holds a Bachelor of Science from Central State University and a Masters of Education from Antioch College. She has facilitated initiatives with the STRIVE National Partnership, Phoenix Union High School District and local foundations such as Arizona Community Foundation.
Sarah Gonzalez is the Founder and Principal Consultant at Gonzalez Consulting. As a Community Consultant and Change Agent, Sarah works to build healthy communities where children and families can thrive. Sarah brings her lived experience as a resident and community leader to her projects, enabling an authentic connection to those she serves. Some of Sarah’s work includes acquiring leadership of a failing community center and transforming it into a thriving community hub serving 8,000- 10,000 children, youth and families annually in the Maryvale area. Utilizing a community-led approach, she then facilitated the creation of the Heart of Isaac Community Center through a partnership of the Isaac School District with parents, school staff, residents, community partners, and public officials. It is the first resident driven Family Resource Center implemented within an education setting in Arizona. This was a project that initially had no budget but with the support of the community and Sarah’s relentless efforts, it now serves as a point of pride for the Isaac community and model for other school districts. Sarah is bilingual and bicultural. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Family Studies and Human Development from the University of Arizona. She also holds a Master’s degree in Social Work from Arizona State University.
Isabel Garcia is a social worker native to Phoenix, Arizona. A first-generation college graduate, she received a Bachelor of Science in Family and Human Development, a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, and a Master of Social Work from Arizona State University. Isabel’s professional career has focused on macro social work practice primarily with the Latinx community in Phoenix across various contexts and capacities. She's worked as a case manager at Arizona’s Children Association , an outpatient behavioral health clinic for children. As the Program Director at Unlimited Potential, she worked closely with mothers to engage families of color in health education and skill-building, such as developing and delivering curriculum on pre-colonial, indigenous ways of eating and healing. She supported the development of Spaces of Opportunity, one of the largest urban farms in the country creating a hyper-local, sustainable, and just agricultural system in South Phoenix. In addition to her direct practice and community work, Isabel has program evaluation and social science research experience through her experience as a Research Specialist at the Center for Applied Behavioral Health Policy, Arizona State University. As a macro-practice social worker, she combines her evaluation and community engagement experiences to ensure that research methods and findings are practical, meaningful, useful, and ultimately lead to improved outcomes in the community.
Monika Marko-Holguin is a senior leader in healthcare focused on mental and behavioral health. She holds a record of innovative technology-enhanced programs that address complex and diverse needs and improve youth’s quality of life. She is passionate about spearheading research and development that leverages interdisciplinary, data-driven methods to make a difference in the non-for profit and private sectors. In addition to having earned a Master’s degree in Social Sciences at the University of Chicago, she has also pursued other forms of education, such as professional certificates in Project Management, Agile Methodologies and Lean Six Sigma. Monika has experience designing and implementing multiple web-based assistance systems, (e.g. web-based patient education programs, SMS-based patient-centered service delivery program, and web-based interventions). In 2017 she was selected as a MATTER Health’s Chicago Innovation Mentors (CIM) Venture for her work in designing a highly effective, care delivery system using a CRM adapted and SMS-based software that resulted in reducing missed appointments from 80% to just 25% and reduced unnecessary hospital visits from 2 to zero, impacting 6,000 Medicaid patients with chronic conditions.
Zeenat N. Hasan is the Founder and Lead at Indigo Arizona, a woman owned minority owned startup in Phoenix. She is a skilled community organizer with a talent for helping diverse communities establish and build power in the civic sphere. Since 2007, she has worked to ensure a rights-based approach to healthcare and immigration policies that is both inclusive and equitable for communities of color. Zeenat is currently a national consultant with the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Expert Hub housed at Equity in the Center and Catalyst ED. She has worked with Asian American and Pacific Islander community organizations in Arizona, where she led local and national advocacy efforts to ensure that the needs of immigrants were included in the Affordable Care Act and in subsequent efforts to expand healthcare access. These organizing efforts created the platform by which she built relationships and understanding across diverse populations. Trained as a cultural anthropologist, Zeenat has expertise in cultural studies, population health, and the appropriate methods to broaden the inclusion of marginalized people in all facets of life. She holds an MPH from University of North Texas Health Science Center and an MA from ASU School of Human Evolution and Social Change.