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Stephanie Sluka Brauer

Director of Global Fundraising

Senior Management Johannesburg

Stephanie Sluka Brauer serves as APN’s Global Director of Fundraising and brings the experience gained from working at the juncture of philanthropy, aid funding and international development over the last 20 years. She has overseen funding efforts for organisations working across Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East and ran her own NGO, Spheres of Exchange, to support refugee and immigrant groups in the U.S. She has her degree in Anthropology and Peace Studies from the University of Notre Dame and a combined Masters in Social Work and non-profit management from Boston University. Based now in South Africa, she tries to find time to visit parks, indulge her interest in wildlife photography and engage with communities and projects working on inclusive development across the continent. Stephanie is responsible for coordinating APN’s global fundraising efforts to achieve a diverse and healthy funding pipeline to meet both immediate urgent needs and the long-term ambitions of the organisation.