Stephanie is an adoptee in reunion and a first (birth) mother who has had an extremely open adoption since her daughters birth 28 years ago. She is founder of the search group New York Adoptions: Uncovering the Secrets, and co-founder of Family Preservation 365 and Adoption Surveys. She currently serves on the Board of Directors for Saving Our Sisters.

She encourages uncomfortable, yet necessary conversations around corrupt and unethical adoption practices, and attempts to shift the current cultural narrative.

She passionately supports adoptee voices and family preservation.