Location: Charlottesville, VA
Areas of expertise: Membership
Stephanie works with new members to get their groups registered and with current members on any issues or questions they have about their online account, reporting projects or even just getting a project started. Stephanie is an expert in youth mentoring, leadership and service learning.
Prior to working at the Jane Goodall Institute, Stephanie working on global climate change issues at the National Environmental Trust. While at NET, she researched the global negotiations happening in the lead up the 2007 Bali Climate Change Conference (COP 13), hosted a briefing for Congressional staff members on China’s role in global climate change entitled “China, the Economy and Global Warming,” and researched perceived job loss in manufacturing relating to green energy. Prior to NET, she worked for the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership, a sportsman conservation partnership.
Stephanie has a Masters Degree in Global Environmental Policy from American University’s School of International Service and a Bachelors Degree in Environmental Policy and Sustainable Development from Rollins College. Her thesis topic at AU was, The Global Climate Change Regime and the Post-2012 Agreement: the Potential of the European Union to be a Leader. As part of her undergraduate work she participated in two field studies: Sustainable Development in the Peruvian Amazon and Sustainable Development and Conservation in East Africa. She also studied abroad for a semester in Paris, France. She was active in the EcoRollins Club, a Varisty Rower, a founding participant in the campus leadership program Emerge, a member of Order of Omega and a colony member of the AOII chapter on her campus.