Deborah Jiang-Stein

Deborah Jiang-Stein

Writer and Speaker

Greater Minneapolis-St. Paul Area

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Deborah Jiang-Stein's Overview

  • Executive Director at The unPrison Project

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Deborah Jiang-Stein's Summary

Deborah Jiang-Stein is founder of The unPrison Project, a national nonprofit working to empower and inspire incarcerated women and girls with life skills and mentoring. She’s author of the memoir, Prison Baby, and Women Behind Bars, collected interviews.

For more than 10 years, Deborah has championed support for people in need of freedom, education, shelter, and career development. Follow her on Twitter @deborahdash


"Thank you for emerging the kind and whole person your words make clear you are."
—Gloria Steinem

"A powerful story.” —Piper Kerman, author of Orange Is the New Black

“…offers hope to the possibility of personal transformation for anyone.”
—Sister Helen Prejean, author of Dead Man Walking and Pulitzer Prize nominee


✓ Women in prisons
✓ Child welfare professionals
✓ Social services, adoption and foster care networks
✓ Schools & at risk youth
✓ Mental health professionals
✓ Women's groups
✓ Corrections staff and prisoners
✓ Faith and spirituality groups
✓ Employee and civic groups
✓ Addiction and recovery networks

TOPICS: * Re-invention * Resilience * Recovery * Work/Life Balance

Deborah Jiang-Stein's Experience

Executive Director

The unPrison Project

2009Present (5 years)

The unPrison Project is a 501(c)3 nonprofit working to change the conversation for, by, and about women and girls in prison.

Deborah Jiang-Stein's Skills & Expertise

  1. I have these, too.
  2. Public Speaking
  3. Personal Development
  4. Networking
  5. Blogging
  6. Publishing
  7. Editing
  8. Books
  9. Copy Editing
  10. Creative Writing
  11. Storytelling
  12. Published Author
  13. Copywriting
  14. Social Media
  15. Social Networking
  16. Teaching
  17. WordPress
  18. Content Development
  19. Content Management
  20. Content Strategy
  21. Editorial
  22. Facebook
  23. Feature Articles
  24. Freelance Writing
  25. Ghostwriting
  26. Interviews
  27. Journalism
  28. Magazines
  29. Marketing
  30. Media Relations
  31. Mental Health
  32. Motivational Speaking
  33. Music
  34. New Media
  35. Newsletters
  36. Nonprofits
  37. Press Releases
  38. Proofreading
  39. Public Relations
  40. Publications
  41. Publicity
  42. Social Media Marketing
  43. Social Services
  44. Speech Writing
  45. Blogger

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Deborah Jiang-Stein's Education

University of Washington

Economics; Political Science; Liberal Arts

Activities and Societies: B.A.. Economics from University of Minnesota

Deborah Jiang-Stein's Additional Information


Books, fine arts, classic cars, boxing, music, theater, connecting to people, community service work, roller skating, travel, beaches

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