Ms. Samantha Abrams (she/her), a Washington, DC based corporate and nonprofit business leader with almost 20 years of successfully stewarding and negotiating multi-million dollar partnerships with for-profit and nonprofit stakeholders including AARP, Bank of America, Walmart, STARZ, HBO, Ford Foundation, Mellon Foundation, George Washington University and more. She has been recognized across sectors as a visionary leader who consistently integrates diversity and inclusion and corporate social responsibility verticals to impact business goals.
Ms. Abrams is the immediate past executive director for the March on Washington Film Festival (MOWFF). In this role, She was responsible for leadership of the organization including overseeing MOWFF’s strategic direction, programming, fundraising, and partnerships.
Previously, Ms. Abrams served GEICO Insurance Companies for 12 years where she served in several leadership roles in Public Affairs and Marketing. She was responsible for designing affinity partnership programs, activating the federal workforce through dynamic program alignment and multi-channel advertising campaigns. Additionally, she led the execution of various components of the company’s social responsibility and diversity initiatives.
Ms. Abrams has had long-term relationships with many legacy civil rights and nonprofits organizations including the National Urban League, its Affiliates and currently serves as a Founding Board member of the Social Justice School in Washington, DC.
A proud mother to Zoie and Zion, Ms. Abrams is also a successful co-owner of her local family Caribbean restaurant.