Stefanie helps environmental non-profits to strengthen the science and research relative to their programs. She provides services to a variety of organizations in grant writing, seeking funding, and crafting frameworks, work plans, and timelines to guide their teams through projects. As a scientist-for-hire, she builds and coordinates community science programs and brings scientific rigor to monitoring, education, and outreach. Previously she worked at the Academy of Natural Sciences running the Watershed Ecology Section, where she led the science and stream monitoring program for the Delaware River Watershed Initiative and various projects funded by the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protections, and others. In the last 7 years, she has brought in over $10 million in grants from federal, state, and private entities. Stefanie has a Ph.D. in Ecology from the State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry (SUNY-ESF), and a Master’s equivalent in Agronomy from the University of Castilla-La Mancha. She is fluent in Spanish after working as a translator for 6 years. Stefanie is an elected Ward 1 committee member in SE Philadelphia and is passionate about supporting community health, environmental justice, and diversity in STEM.