Shayna Horwitz

Media Relations & Marketing Specialist @ Meridian
Shayna Horwitz
Shayna Horwitz

Shayna Horwitz joined Meridian in June 2018, supporting the development and communication efforts of the External Affairs division. As Media Relations & Marketing Specialist, Shayna assists with developing and executing Meridian's communications strategies and leverages the power of media to creatively highlight Meridian's work and position Meridian as the premier global leadership and diplomacy institution. Previously, Shayna was the Associate Director for Development at Northwestern Hillel where she managed a $1.3 million annual campaign and branding overhaul for the organization.

Shayna is currently studying for her M.A. in Global Communication at The George Washington University Elliott School for International Affairs. She received her B.A. in Nonprofit Management and a minor in International Studies at Virginia Tech. Her international experience includes one year of study abroad in Beijing, China, and returning to Beijing upon graduation to work for one more year at Operation Smile and IES Study Abroad. When not mapping out Meridian's next social media campaign or studying for school, Shayna ventures around the DMV area to find the most authentic Chinese food.