Stefanie Cousins, MPH

Director of Marketing & Communications
Brighter Bites

Stefanie Cousins is the director of marketing and communications at Brighter Bites. She is responsible for the organization’s corporate communications, strategic marketing, and branding. Stefanie launched the Brighter Bites program in Austin in June 2015.

Before joining Brighter Bites, Stefanie provided marketing and communications services to health sector clients including the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the United States Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), MD Anderson Cancer Center, UNC Health Care, Baylor School of Medicine and John Snow Inc. (JSI). For 15 years, Stefanie was a news and documentary producer for ABC News 20/20, The New York Times, and NOW with Bill Moyers, among others.

Stefanie holds an MPH from the University of North Carolina’s Gillings School of Global Public Health in Chapel Hill, NC and a BA in English and Italian from Middlebury College in Middlebury, VT. She lives in Austin, TX with her husband and two children, where she enjoys playing guitar, exploring the Austin area, and developing new vegetarian recipes for her family.