global health, gender, international development
Stephanie is a Multilateral Relations Advisor in the State Department’s Office of the U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator and Health Diplomacy, which heads the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief—an interagency effort to combat the global AIDS epidemic. In this role, she supports the U.S. government’s engagement within the United Nations system and other multilateral bodies, such as The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB & Malaria.
Stephanie graduated from The Fletcher School in 2017 with concentrations in development economics and gender analysis, during which time she also spent a summer working with Mercy Corps in Tajikistan using gender analyses to better design and monitor gender-sensitive interventions to encourage men to be allies in Mercy Corps’ USAID-funded maternal and child health programs.
Prior to Fletcher, Stephanie worked with the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services supporting global health diplomacy efforts. She also served as a Community HIV/AIDS Outreach Project Volunteer with the U.S. Peace Corps in South Africa from 2011-2013. Before joining the Peace Corps, Stephanie was a civil servant with the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights & Labor.
Stephanie grew up on Kent Island, MD and received her Bachelors degree from American University in international relations with a concentration in international development.