Steph (They/Them) is a DEI Communications Strategist specializing in Systems-Approach Marketing. Through their work with the City of Seattle’s Equity Programming Hirsch develops communication and programming strategies to help low-income communities access city resources. Steph also works as a research consultant with the Geena Davis Media Institute on Gender in Media, helping build communication campaigns and equity tools surrounding gender representation in film and media.

Before their work in equity, Steph worked as a videographer for the 2019 MLS Cup Champions the Seattle Sounders, broadcaster for the National Women’s Soccer League, and as a Digital Production Assistant for Major League Baseball. Steph’s work also includes various communication roles for the Seattle Times, National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) and the WNBA.

Steph received their and Master’s in Communication at the University of Washington and a B.A. in Journalism, minoring in American history at Temple University.