Stefanie was born and raised in Belgium. She studied graphic design and moved to Den Bosch, the Netherlands, for her work. She also met her husband there. After four years in the Netherlands, Stefanie joined her husband who had been relocated to Boston, Massachusetts (US); she lived there for almost three years before moving in 2012 to Chicago, where the family now enjoys the Midwest life. Stefanie joined the Global Connection team in 2010 as one of the graphic designers. Next to her career, Stefanie likes to spend time working on her art (paintings), but mainly keeps busy chasing her 2-year-old daughter Sam.