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Alissa Schwartz, MSW, PhD

  • 11 years independent consulting with more than 40 organizations, including foundations, universities, community-based groups, coalitions and networks, grassroots start-ups, and international organizations
  • 25+ years experience working with nonprofit organizations 
  • PhD in social work from Columbia University, with a focus on organizational behavior and psychology
  • Creator of the customizable Complequity Organizational Assessment Tool™ 
  • MSW from University of Washington
  • BA in theater directing from Wesleyan University
  • Co-editor and chapter author of a special issue of New Directions in Evaluation that is focused on the intersectionalities of evaluation and facilitation
  • Trained by master trainer Robert Gass in the art of transformational consulting
  • Mother of two delicious kids, wife of jazz drummer and composer Andrew Drury, and occasional volunteer puppeteer for Bread and Puppet theater

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