Stefani Weeden-Smith

Assistant Director for Community Engagement

Stefani Weeden-Smith is the Assistant Director for Community Engagement at the Gephardt Institute. Stefani is involved in the development and sustaining of community partnerships throughout the university. She leads the strategy and vision to enhance the university’s effectiveness and reputation based on community engagement models that are responsive, sensitive, sustainable, and responsible. Stefani has been with the university since August 2016  and began her relationship with the Gephardt Institute as an active community partner on several projects in 2012.

A St. Louis native, she lives in Tower Grove East and loves to get to know her neighbors by getting meals at all the various South Grand restaurants.

Contact Stefani about:

  • Civic Engagement Fund
  • Community partnerships development and best practices
  • Communications with non- profit and civic organizations in the St. Louis region
  • Goldman Fellows Program