Stéphanie Racine Maurice
Stephanie Racine Maurice is a psychology Ph.D. candidate at Université Laval. Her thesis focuses on the psychosocial components of premenstrual dysphoric disorder, a mental health disorder that remains misunderstood within our society.
Stephanie is currently a member of the Cycle Science and Clinical Community of the International Association for Premenstrual Disorders. She has also been an active member of the International Association of Applied Psychology for many years. She is currently an executive member of the Clinical and Community Division and holds the position of Vice-President of the Student Division. Additionally, Stephanie has volunteered extensively with adults suffering from affective disorders in multicultural settings. Multilingual, she speaks English, French, Spanish and Italian. She is from the village of St. Augustine, an isolated community on the Lower North Shore of Quebec. In her free time, she enjoys doing activities with her daughter and the outdoors.
As part of the Leadership Program, Stephanie aspires to further her skills of leadership of self, leadership among others, and leadership of systems as well as building a network enabling her to act as an agent of change by reducing stigma and increasing available resources for people suffering from premenstrual dysphoric disorder.