Stephanie is a passionate advocate for doing business better in a way that values people and the planet over profit.
She started her career at the Hub Halifax, where she learned that building strong local networks is the key to successfully starting and growing any project. At the same time, she joined the Halifax Music Co-op, a social enterprise working to make music accessible. She played the flute in their orchestral and jazz arrangements and Chaired their Board of Directors for three years, raising money and starting an instrument library along the way.
Her first start-up was an online vintage clothing shop called Wear & When. Since then, she has worked for social enterprises in the UK (Community Enterprise in Scotland) and Canada (Common Good Solutions), and started and grew the Social Enterprise Institute (SEI).