Growing up in Washington, D.C., politics are inescapable, and Stephanie embraced it wholeheartedly. Starting in high school, she has worked for local campaigns, advocacy organizations, the government, and nonprofits. Her love of social entrepreneurship was cemented in college. She studied Product Design, an engineering-meets-design degree at Stanford, and found many opportunities to use design for social impact. Stephanie also has a passion for languages. She has a minor in Mandarin Chinese and grew up bilingually speaking Spanish and English.