Annalee is responsible for building visibility for YWCA in the community. She oversees the agency's editorial strategy, content marketing, and reputation management. Her passion is changing hearts and minds through media and pop culture, as well as sharing the stories of women and girls.
Annalee graduated from Reed College with a degree in Sociology. Her undergraduate thesis studied the coverage of feminist activism in American newspapers. She enjoys collaborating with team members to help communities understand the ways in which all are impacted by systemic inequities.
When not at work, Annalee enjoys dissecting pop culture, taking advantage of Seattle’s many nearby hiking trails, and catching up on her podcast backlog.
Annalee Schafranek is the Marketing & Editorial Director at YWCA. She contributes agency news, press releases, and media coverage to the website. Annalee’s educational and professional experience has always focused on the place where gender equity and media meet.