Susan Wile Schwarz is the Director of Communications for the Global Coalition on Aging and a Senior Director at High Lantern Group, a strategic consulting firm that helps position organizations, their leaders, and their ideas in the public arena. Prior to joining the Global Coalition on Aging and High Lantern Group, she spent nearly 15 years as a healthcare analyst and communications strategist. Most recently, she established the communications practice and advised on research design for a global health economics think tank, advisory group, and implementation partner to governments and the private sector. She also worked as a policy and research analyst at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health. As an independent consultant, Susan advised nonprofit organizations and mission-driven businesses on management, research, communications, partnership opportunities, and growth strategies. She has a Master’s of Public Health from Emory University and a Bachelor’s degree from Columbia University.