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STEPHANIE SAYFIE AAGAARD
Director, Major Gifts, Corporate Relations, Marketing and Events
Stephanie Sayfie Aagaard keeps going and going and going! She is dedicated to work at The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis and The Buoniconti Fund, the world's most comprehensive spinal cord injury research center based at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. When she's not flying in 30 celebrities for her next fundraising event including the Great Sports Legend Dinner or Destination Fashion Steph is working on the next campaign to garner awareness and raise funds for the organization.
A graduate of Boston College and a native of Miami, Steph is very involved in the pulse of the community. She covers the social, celebrity, sports and charity scene in South Florida for her "Steph Sez" column every Sunday in The Miami Herald's Tropical Life section. She has been involved in numerous charities and community programs over the years such as The Buoniconti Fund to Cure Paralysis, Big Brothers, Big Sisters, Breast Cancer Awareness Week, The Miami Heat Read to Achieve Team, Cathedral of St. George Campaign Fund, Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce, Hispanic Designer's Gala, and more. She has been honored as American Cancer Society's Ten Best Dressed, the United Foundation for Aids' "Those Who Make A Difference" Award, The Project: New Born Media Award, a Cystic Fibrosis Foundation's Community Leader Award, a March of Dimes Leading Lady, American Cancer Society Inner Circle Award, WIZO generation award,Women of Tomorrow mentor award, Fairchild Tropical Garden Splendor Award and with her husband a Woman's Cancer League Moet Couple to name a few. Steph is a member of the Iron Arrow Society of the University of Miami. She also serves as the emcee to numerous charitable organizations.
Steph is the proud mother of two boys, Anders and Austin and wife to Morten Aagaard.