Mary Stephens is a cultural producer and equity consultant living and working in the US borderlands. Her practice engages civic engagement and cultural citizenship through the arts, with demonstrated ability to cultivate relationships with diverse communities locally, nationally and internationally. Her work advances visibility, representation, and power-sharing between local, state and national artists and organizations. Key to her method of leadership development is building strong partnerships, and working with an intersectional approach to institutional community engagement. Her curatorial work focuses on bi-national relationships between Mexico and the United States, and curating site-specific artistic experiences that address social issues. She currently teaches at Arizona State University, and is the producing director of Performance in the Borderlands. She is also a founding partner at InSite Consultants.