Stephanie - CEO

Stephanie has spent her working life supporting young people across education, health and social services. Stephanie joined The Ladder Project Foundation in 2016 and was appointed CEO in 2019.

Prior to joining Ladder, Stephanie worked for headspace – Australia’s National Youth Mental Health Foundation – where she led national health promotion campaigns and supported a network of more than 120 local headspace centres. This included the Yarn Safe initiative which resulted in a 32 per cent increase in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people accessing mental health services. Stephanie has served as a non-executive Director of SPELD Victoria – a not-for-profit organisation supporting young people with learning difficulties and has consulted to the Australian Education Union. Stephanie is a proud graduate of the Williamson Community Leadership Program.