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    Melissa Schwarz

    Network & Communications Manager, BHSI

    What Inspires Melissa? Dancing, women elevating and supporting other women, travel, a good meal + good wine paired with great conversation.

    Melissa is very excited to join the team as a Network & Communications Manager for the Bluhm/Helfand Social Innovation Fellowship. She spent the last four years as a Program Associate for the Schusterman Family Foundation, where she supported the Foundation’s efforts to identify, connect and support global networks of young change makers and enabled them to create meaningful experiences and communities for themselves and their peers.

    Prior to joining Schusterman, Melissa graduated from the University of Maryland with a degree in Jewish Studies and a minor in International Development and Conflict Management. Outside of work, you can find Melissa exploring local coffee shops, doing SoulCycle or traveling to new places.

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