Sabrina L. Schaeffer is the Managing Partner of Evolving Strategies.
Prior to launching Evolving Strategies, Sabrina worked in numerous communications positions. She served as the speechwriter for Senator George Voinovich of Ohio, the Director of Media Relations and Public Affairs at the Republican Jewish Coalition in Washington, DC, where she frequently served as a spokeswoman for the organization, and a member of the communications team for Bob McEwen's primary campaign in Ohio's second district.
Sabrina was also a Communications Associate at the White House Writers Group, where she worked extensively on designing and orchestrating communications projects for a range of intellectual, government, and corporate clients on a variety of issues including energy policy, transportation policy, and telecommunication deregulation. While working for the White House Writers Group, she also acted as a liaison at the U.S. Department of Labor, where she helped launch "The Skilled Trades Initiative."
Sabrina began her career in Washington as an assistant to former United Nations Ambassador Jeane J. Kirkpatrick at the American Enterprise Institute.
Sabrina has commented on politics and political culture in publications such as the Weekly Standard, The Washington Times, Philanthropy Magazine, Doublethink, Policy Review, Tech Central Station, American Enterprise Online, and National Review Online, as well as on Press TV. She received her B.A. from Middlebury College, her M.A. in American History from the University of Virginia, and her M.A. in Politics also from UVa. She currently lives in Arlington, VA with her husband Adam and their daughter Findley.
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