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AnnMarie Baines

Founder & Executive Director
The Practice Space

AnnMarie Baines, PhD, is the founder of the award-winning Bay Area nonprofit organization The Practice Space, which supports young people and adults in developing authentic, clear, and engaging voices through speech and debate. Dr. Baines has held faculty positions at UC Berkeley and SF State and was recognized for a 2023 Distinguished Graduate Award at University of Washington, where she received her PhD in Learning Sciences. Growing up in the Bay Area as the daughter of a Filipino immigrant, she devotes her life to elevating underrepresented voices through public speaking education. Her nonprofit won a national Activating Equity Award and she recently co-authored a book for K-12 educators called, Amplify Student Voices: Equitable Practices to Build Confidence in the Classroom.

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Events featuring AnnMarie Baines
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