Stephanie is the China program director at International Rivers, an organization that was established in 1985 to protect rivers, the environment, and the people which depend upon them.The China program works to protect Asia’s key rivers and promote higher environmental and social standards in Chinese hydropower projects around the world. Stephanie has been engaged in environmental work in China since 2005. Her specialization on China is driven by her conviction of this country’s importance on the global stage. Prior to joining International Rivers in 2015, Ms. Jensen-Cormier was the program director at a China-based environmental education NGO. She has also worked with the International Labor Organization and the China Council for International Cooperation on Environment and Development. Ms. Jensen-Cormier has a Bachelor Degree from the University of Victoria in British Columbia and earned her Master Degree from the Weatherhead East Asian Institute at Columbia University in New York City.