Stephanie Kiouangou is an International Representative for the Christian Embassy of Canada, a position she has held since 2013.
The Christian Embassy seeks to inspire political, diplomatic and business leaders with the person and values of Jesus, while connecting them with other leaders. We desire to help resource leaders and encourage them as they advance their mandates. Worldwide, the Christian Embassy of Canada is a part of a global network of more than fifteen Christian Embassies on four continents.
Previously, Stephanie received a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry from the University of Winnipeg, while earning Canadian Interuniversity Sport Academic All-Canadian status as a student-athlete on the Wesmen Basketball team. In addition to several international playing opportunities, she also represented Canada-Québec at the Jeux de la Francophonie in 2001, held in Ottawa, Canada in the sport of basketball.
Following her graduation, with a desire to invest in the next generation, Stephanie coached and mentored athletes at every level—kids, university student-athletes, professional and Olympic athletes—through Athletes in Action (AIA). Her focus was facilitating their development as leaders and holistic athletes—physically, mentally and spiritually. Throughout her thirteen years with AIA, she accumulated eight years of basketball coaching experience at the university, college and provincial level. She also organized and led North American basketball teams on tours throughout Canada and the United States, as well as to Europe, the Middle East, Eastern and Southern regions of Africa and the Caribbean.
Stephanie is a graduate of the Arrow Leadership program. She is fluent in English, French and German and enjoys playing the guitar.
She is married to Hydriss and they reside in Winnipeg, Manitoba with their beautiful twin daughters.