Stephanie Strek

Program Manager | she/her

Steph Strek is the Program Coordinator for Global Trauma Relief. She manages the Community Program Portfolio that includes projects spanning across the globe. Steph loves working with diverse populations and thinking through project adaptation to meet specific and distinct collective needs. She brings her passion for mental health and public health work, communication skills, and storytelling abilities to her position.

Steph earned her BA in Sociology and Psychology from Washington University in St. Louis. Outside of work, Steph loves to run, cycle, cook, and eat chocolate!  Whenever she can, she spends time with people—family, friends, and new connections.

Recent press

Helsinki Commission Briefing: Saving Ukraine's Children

In December 2022, James S. Gordon, MD, Founder and CEO of The Center for Mind-Body…

"Mindfulness Has Parallels to Indigenous Cultural Practices."

Given similarities between mindfulness and the traditional practices valued by many Native American tribal nations,…