Stephanie was born and raised in Panama City, Panama. She received her degree in marketing and advertising at the Latina University of Panama in 2005 and recently completed her MBA.

Through her first job in a boutique hotel she discovered her calling to the events industry. After two years at the front desk she was promoted to the events coordination team - an area she knew she loved from organizing her distinctively themed birthday parties each year. Stephanie also had the opportunity to work with Executive Chef Cuquita Arias, widely recognized as Panama's best specialist gourmet cook, at Barandas Restaurant.

In 2006 she joined International Living, as an Events Coordinator helping plan and run conferences and tours in Panama, Mexico, the U.S and Uruguay. Within a few short months she was promoted to the Panama office Event Manager.

She branched out to start her own company, Divine Events, in 2008, Divine Events are a full service event management company that plan and coordinate unique social and corporate functions and other specialty events. Every event - from weddings, themed birthday parties, staff retreats or new product launches - will feature Stephanie's trademark flair and style.