Poetic Justice

Poetic Justice seeks to empower incarcerated women by utilizing poetry to express their feelings and ideas. This interactive and dynamic class introduces women in Oklahoma to a sense of their own value and eloquence which enables them to change. 


Board of Directors


Ellen Stackable

Executive Director / Co-Founder

A graduate of the University of Nebraska, Ellen teaches English at Tulsa School of Arts and Sciences. In 2015, she was one of ten women awarded the Women of the Year Pinnacle Award for women “who are role models in their professions, take risks on behalf of others, perform community service and advocate for women’s issues and concerns.” 

Hanna Al-Jibouri


Hanna is an elementary school teacher in North Tulsa and a Teach for America alum. She received her Bachelors of Arts in Creative Writing with a minor in Gender Studies and her Masters of Science in Reading and Literacy Education. To Hanna, education, specifically literacy, is a powerful and transformational tool that she believes can be life saving.

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Maribel Orduna


Maribel grew up in a small town in northwest Arkansas and moved to Tulsa to attend the University of Tulsa. After graduating in 2012, she decided she enjoyed the city too much to move and started her career at ConocoPhillips, taking on various roles in accounting and land.  She currently works as a project analyst at Williams. In her free time you’ll find her listening to podcasts, trying unique restaurants around town, and continuously attempting new hobbies.

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LaToya Sales

Board Member

LaToya is a graduate of Spelman College and Tulane University.  She is an alum of Teach For America and a former Urban Leaders policy fellow.  She splits her time between teaching, coaching and mentoring adults and children, while advocating for public policy changes that affect women and children.  She feels writing is a powerful tool in which to use one's voice.


Daniel Sharples

Board Member

Board of Advisors

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Alexis Carter

Volunteer Advisor

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Liesa Smith

Human Relations Advisor

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Olympia Jones

Student Life Advisor

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Pam Rice

Mental Health Advisor

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Penny Kittle

Curriculum Advisor

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Will Stackable

Media and Marketing Advisor

Claire Collins and Ellen Stackable co-founded Poetic Justice in 2014.
Our team also includes:

Liz Kollaja
Cyndi Lamb
Maggie Lepine
Patti Millford
Lily Owens
Katy Sanderlin
Ellen Stackable
Abbey Woodhead
Karen Workun

Hanna Al-Jibouri
Margo Basse
Jessica Beresh
Rachel Brazelton
Maria Copp
Kate Forest
Sara Haag
Meg Hickey