Regina Schwartz

Regina Schwartz is the Director of the Public Engagement Unit for the City of New York, a proactive outreach team that builds relationships between citizens and government by helping New Yorkers access city services and thrive in their city. Regina also served as the Chief of Staff for Intergovernmental Affairs in City Hall. She has expertise in the behavioral science of civic engagement, global and online organizing, scientifically-proven methods for increasing voter turnout and engagement, and improving the effectiveness of organizational communication. Formerly, she was the Deputy Director and built the outreach and training program at the Analyst Institute, where she worked with hundreds of progressive organizations and the Obama Campaign to incorporate randomized experiments and scientifically proven best practices into their efforts. Regina worked in the Washington Office of Kirsten Gillibrand and has a field and Union organizing background. She studied organizing and social movements under Marshall Ganz at Harvard College.