Stephanie holds a BA. Social Science from Swinburne University of Technology and a MA. Intercultural Conflict Management from the Alice Salomon University of Applied Sciences. Starting out in social work, Stephanie worked for the Australian government in a range of disability and child protection oriented roles before making the jump over to peace and disarmament and joining IPB. Inclusion continues to be one of her core areas of interest and which she actively seeks to strategically integrate into her projects.