Stephanie Tanner went to college at Brigham Young University where she majored in Human Development and Nonprofit Management. Tanner is a Certified Nonprofit Professional (CNP) as recognized by the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance. She was a Writing Fellow at BYU, where she tutored undergraduate writing across all of the curriculums. Tanner teaches grant writing, found funding, nonprofit management and has worked with nonprofits based across the United States as well as in places such as Ukraine, Uganda, Ghana, Namibia, Rwanda, and Nepal. She has spent over a thousand hours working hand in hand with nonprofits around the world.