About Stephanie

Research and Business Developer

“Extreme poverty anywhere is a threat to human security everywhere.”
  — Kofi Annan, Seventh Secretary-General of the United Nations 

 

Stephanie was once a little girl with dreams who became a woman with a vision to end homeless. Being a young, compassionate and driven woman who graduated from the University of British Columbia with first class distinction, she hopes to bring about a new perspective to tackle the issue of poverty. Not only was she a behaviour interventionist for children with Autism, she also has a longstanding relationship with Coast Mental Health as a volunteer leader. In addition, she has years of experience in research with the Brain Research Centre (Stroke Therapy), Providence Health Care (Division of Family Medicine) and The University of British Columbia (Department of Sociology). Stephanie is also a member of the medical outreach program in Ghana, West Africa that cares for orphans as well as communities stricken with poverty and cannot afford healthcare. She recognizes that mental and physical health are often interconnected with poverty and hopes to exercise her wealth of skills and experiences through ETE to eradicate homelessness in the DTES of Vancouver, British Columbia.