Education + Credentials

Jena Schwartz | Education + Credentials
  • Worked with hundreds of people, individually and in small groups, online and in person

  • Described by members of the writing + coaching community as bringing generosity, clarity, authenticity, grace, empathy, insight, intuition, honesty, and fierce acceptance to my clients and groups

  • Self-published author of three booksDon’t Miss ThisThe Inside of Out, and Why I Was Late for Our Meeting

  • Personal essays and poems in more than a dozen publications

  • Published over 1,200 posts since I started my first blog, Bullseye, Baby! (2007-present)

  • Professional experience as a Hillel director, academic advisor, college writing instructor, and career counselor

  • Founder and Owner of Strong Coaching (2003-2010)

  • Advanced training with the Coaches Training Institute (2001-2003)

  • M.F.A. in Creative Writing from Emerson College (2000)

  • B.A. in Russian Studies from Barnard College, Summa Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa (1995)


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