Derek Schwabe

Derek Schwabe

Senior Manager, Communications

Derek Schwabe is Senior Manager, Communications at Synergos, where he crafts written and digital content that captures the essence of the Synergos story. He works with Synergos program staff across the world to gather information and personal narratives that demonstrate the human impact of the Synergos approach in action. Derek is especially passionate about multimedia and information design.

Prior to joining Synergos in August 2017, Derek worked on data storytelling and global development policy at Bread for the World, an anti-hunger advocacy organization based in Washington, DC. He also served on the team that launched the first-ever public awareness campaign at the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), and has conducted supply-chain research on agricultural development in Sierra Leone.

Derek holds a bachelor’s degree in international relations and political science from Houghton College.