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Phyllis Stewart Pires

Phyllis Stewart Pires

Senior Director of workLife Strategy

Phyllis is responsible for designing and managing programs and services that support the Stanford community in navigating the competing demands of work, study, personal and family lives. She also leads the Voice & Influence Circles program. Read More

Serving the Stanford community since 2012.


Raju Parikh

Raju Parikh

Child Care PROGRAM MANAGER

Raju is responsible for our various campus child care centers and serves as the primary liaison to the university departments that support these centers. Raju engages with each of the center directors to build the model for support relative to their operating model with the university. Read More

Serving the Stanford community since 2014.


Tess de Guzman

Tess de Guzman

Waitlist Coordinator

Tess accepts and processes all applications to our child care centers, manages our waitlist database and keeps the team up-to-date with data from her monthly reports. Read More

Serving the Stanford community since 2007.


Mona Hartmann

Mona Hartmann

Child and Family Resource Coordinator

Mona is responsible for providing resource and referral services related to child care and family life.  She also conducts and delivers WorkLife educational events and resource management.  Read more

Serving the Stanford community since 2002.


Lisa Hummel

Lisa Hummel

Program coordinator

Lisa coordinates and provides support for WorkLife educational events, resource and referral services, data collection and resource development. Additionally, she supports the Voice & Influence Circles program. Read More

Serving the Stanford community since 2009.


Melanie Rappa

Melanie Rappa

Program and project administrator

Melanie is responsible for administering WorkLife's financial assistance programs and provides project support to the Senior Director of WorkLife Strategy. She also provides support for the Voice & Influence Circles program and University Human Resources events. Read More

Serving the Stanford community since 2013.


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