Having worked and traveled in over 100 countries, Stephenie has spoken and presented at international conferences on women’s leadership, politics and international women’s rights. Stephenie connects with your audience, understands your issues in context and delivers information on target with your conference agenda. Her passion for gender equity issues and international work combined with her background in law and public policy enable her to provide focused, enlivened speeches that inspire and engage. Stephenie’s areas of expertise include but are not limited to: women and foreign policy, women and national security, women’s leadership, and women’s economic and political empowerment.
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Guest Lecturer, “Humanitarian Policy and Advocacy: International Frameworks and Local Realities,” From Crisis to Compassion: Humanitarian Action, Syracuse University Maxwell School of Citizenship & Public Affairs, virtual, October 19, 2023.
Keynote Speaker, “Women in Manufacturing: Building Back Better, A Sub-Regional Project for Canada and Mexico,” International Visitor Leadership Program, Meridian International Center, Washington, DC, October 3, 2023.
Guest Lecturer, “Overview of Advocacy Landscape and Importance of a Gender Perspective in Policy Development,” Policy and Gender Workshop, Carnegie Mellon University/Heinz College, Washington, DC, April 1, 2023.
Fireside Chat, “Discussion with Jon Finer,” Insights @ Meridian, Meridian international Center, Washington, DC, December 7, 2021.
Fireside Chat, “The Long War: The Inside Story of America and Afghanistan Since 9/11,” Washington, DC, December 4, 2021.
Book Talk, “When Women Lead — Take Action: Fighting for Women and Girls,” Colombian American Association, New York, NY, November 17, 2021.
Interviewer, “Climate Innovation Intersections: Energy and Beyond,” The New York Times Climate Hub, Glasgow, Scotland, November 8, 2021.
Moderator, “Everyone’s Claim, Nobody’s Responsibility: Sustainable Ocean Governance,” The New York Times Climate Hub, Glasgow, Scotland, November 8, 2021. Link to the video.
Facilitator, “All for One, One for All: Supercharging Individual Climate Action,” The New York Times Climate Hub, Glasgow, Scotland, November 8, 2021.
Book Talk, “Take Action: Fighting for Women and Girls,” Circle of Sisterhood, virtual, October 24, 2021.
Speaker/Book Talk, “Advocating for Women and Girls Globally,” Harvard Extension Student International Relations Club, virtual, October 16, 2021.
Keynote Speaker, “Girls’ Education: A Global Perspective,” Girls’ Education: Driving Leadership for the 21st Century, Room to Read India, virtual, October 11, 2021.
Guest Lecturer, “Overview of Advocacy Landscape and Importance of a Gender Perspective in Policy Development,” Policy and Gender Workshop, Carnegie Mellon University/Heinz College, Washington, DC, September 25, 2021.
Panelist, “Women, Peace and Security: The U.S. Perspective,” Canadian Global Affairs Institute, virtual, July 22, 2021.
Speaker, “Leadership, Advocacy and Coalition Building,” Women in Politics and Civil Society, International Visitor Leadership Program, Meridian International Center, virtual, May 26, 2021.
Panelist, “Women, Democracy and Global Politics, PLEN Women in Global Policy, virtual, May 19, 2021.
Guest Lecturer, “Using UN Mechanisms to Advance Gender Equality,” Course: Women, Peace and Security, Harvard University Extension School, virtual, April 19, 2021.
Speaker, “Celebration of International Women’s Day,” Post Advisory Group, virtual, March 8, 2021.