Steph is a social entrepreneur and community builder with eight years of operational experience in the U.S., Middle East, and South Asia. She is currently co-founder and president of Solstice Initiative, a company that provides community-shared solar power to Americans who cannot install a system on their own rooftop. She was selected as an Echoing Green Climate Fellow, a Global Good Fund Fellow, and an Acumen Global Fellow, all of which recognize emerging leaders in social enterprise.
She previously worked as the Innovation Manager in Sales and Marketing at d.light India, a solar products company powering areas without reliable electricity; spearheaded Acumen's renewable energy sector investment strategy in Pakistan; developed Middle East policy as the youngest Director at the White House National Security Council; and managed field operations in seven states for the first Obama presidential campaign.
Steph holds a B.A. from Yale and a Master in Public Affairs (MPA) with distinction from Princeton. She is an M.B.A candidate at MIT Sloan School of Management, where she is a recipient of the Paul and Daily Soros Fellowship for New Americans as well as the Dean's Fellowship.