So you have a project that feels more like a mountain than a molehill. With determination and stick-to-itiveness, Stephanie will help you rise to the top. Here’s more about her experiences:

Education: Steph has a master’s degree in journalism and business from New York University and a B.A. in communications, cum laude, from Wake Forest University and the City University of London, U.K.

Belonging: She’s a member of the American Society of Journalists and Authors (ASJA), Association of Health Care Journalists (AHCJ), Radio Television News Association (RTNA), Women in Film (WIF) and the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (Emmy).

Perspective: Global in her outlook, Stephanie has lived and worked in 13 cities including Charlotte, Winston-Salem, New York, Chicago, London, Houston, Los Angeles, Denver, San Antonio, Auckland and Sydney. Now living in Orange County, California, she is also a legal New Zealand resident by application. Kia ora!

Philanthropy: Steph would like to help every animal in need. She’s working on that. Her charities include Stray Cat Alliance and Diabetic Cats in Need.

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Doing something safely that you’re terrified of helps you keep growing: The Boulders in Scottsdale, Ariz. at 50′ in the air.