Posted by Carol Hutchinson on Jul 30, 2018
Guest Speaker: Friday August 10, 2018
Location:  Fairmont, Imperial Room
Topic:  ShelterBox....More Than Ever
Host:  Saleem Kassum

Stephanie Christensen is the Executive Director of ShelterBox Canada and a humanitarian professional. Stephanie started her career in International Development working for CIDA and local charities throughout East Africa developing curriculum for HIV/AIDS Education in primary schools. After living in Kenya during the famine in 2011, Stephanie moved into the humanitarian disaster relief field.
Stephanie has a Bachelor’s degree in International Development from Queen’s University, and a Master’s degree in International Development and Humanitarian Emergencies from the London School of Economics.
She has been with ShelterBox Canada for five years, and is working to ensure that no family is left without shelter and supplies after disasters. In addition to her work here in Canada, Stephanie has been on three deployments with ShelterBox: to Fiji after Cyclone Winston, to Ecuador after the Earthquake in 2016 and most recently to the Philippines after Tropical Storm Urduja.
She currently lives in Burlington, and loves to cook, read and travel.