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Samantha Schwarz

Samantha Schwarz

Product Lead

Samantha is the Product Lead at Ellevate Network, where she focuses on growing and improving online member benefits. Samantha earned her Bachelor’s in English/Film Studies from Lafayette College in 2012 and began her career in New York as a freelance writer. Previously, Samantha served as the online community manager for a non-profit veterans service organization. Most recently, Samantha worked as a project manager for an Ed-Tech company, where she led the design and implementation of an innovation program and supported growth for digital learning leadership courses.

Samantha was born and raised in the New York metro-area and currently lives on the Upper West Side in Manhattan. She enjoys watching documentary films, visiting The Met, writing, and experimenting with new recipes in the kitchen. This past year she decided to acquire a new hobby by taking West Coast Swing dance lessons. She is also attempting to learn Mandarin, though she is far from reaching conversational fluency.

Samantha is proud to be part of team that is passionate about educating and empowering women to succeed in their careers.

Female Role Model: My mom because she always supports me and gives me the best advice.

Favorite Quote: “If you don’t know where you are going, any road will get you there.” - Lewis Carroll

Favorite Album(s): Safe in the Steep Cliffs by Emancipator & Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band by The Beatles

Favorite GIF: Anything with red pandas is a winner in my book, but this one is my absolute favorite!