Stephanie Y. Evans is an American author, professor, and director of the Institute for Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies at Georgia State University. Her work has focused on the history of Black women in the US, including on Black women’s use of yoga in their self-care.
Evans chronicles the stories of African American women who struggled for and won access to formal education, beginning in 1850, when Lucy Stanton, a student at Oberlin College, earned the first college diploma conferred on an African American woman.
Dr. Stephanie Y. Evans, professor and director of the Institute for Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies at Georgia State University. The title for her talk is "Black Women’s Yoga Memoirs Before and After 1975: An Intellectual History of Inner Peace, Self-Care and Stress."