Partner and Co-Founder
Stephenie Foster is a recognized voice in women’s leadership and empowerment. She is a Partner at Smash Strategies, a firm advising the private and non-profit sectors on how to achieve better results by focusing on women’s leadership and gender equality. From 2012-17, Stephenie served at the U.S. Department of State. There, she was a Senior Advisor/Counselor to the Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women’s Issues and served at the U.S. Embassy in Kabul, with a focused on women and civil society. Stephenie has broad and deep experience in government, policy and law. She was Chief of Staff to two U.S. Senators; served in senior positions in the non-profit sector; and was a law firm partner.