I feel really lucky to be where I am in my career. I'm not exactly sure how I got here, but for now I chalk it up to hard work, curiosity, and a lot of luck. If you're interested in working with me, shoot me an email: lschwecherl@gmail.com

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My career truly began in 2011, when I was the 5th employee at Greatist, a health & lifestyle startup that went from 10 uniques a month to over 10 million/mo by the time I left. While there, I wrote some of the site's top performing articles, built our marketing and partnership strategy, and played a major role in shaping the brand and voice. (#Snark.)

While working at Greatist, I volunteered for Watsi, a global healthcare crowdfunding platform. This opportunity opened me up to the exciting world of nonprofit organizations who embody the soul of a technology startup, which is how I made my way to head marketing at Possible—a healthcare organization based in Nepal. 

During my time with Possible, I was given the opportunity to build the organization's first marketing & comms team. I managed teammates in New York and Nepal, and created a monthly donor program that brings in over $100K/year. I also was able to lead a partnership with The Atlantic and Cathay Pacific to produce three poignant articles on the Nepal earthquakes:

Now, I am the Director of Marketing and Communications and Uncharted (formerly Unreasonable Institute). We run specific programs around specific problems (like education, access to healthcare, climate) and build collective movements of ventures, mentors, capital partners, governments, corporations, and partners around them, learning what it takes to make a significant dent in the issue.

With whatever time I have left, I freelance write for a variety of outlets—mainly writing about health science and work productivity. 

Here is a sampling of my writings that have been published. 

TIME: Why Athletes Can Handle More Pain

TIME: Can Meditation Make You Smarter?

The Washington Post: Love At First Sight May Have a Biological Basis

Skoll Foundation: Transparent Until It Hurts. What Does it Really Mean? 

ThoughtsWorks: Digitizing Healthcare in Rural Nepal

Health: 11 Scientifically Proven Ways to Boost Metabolism

Cafe Quill: How to Make Time for Exercise and a Full-Time Job

Fix: When You Should Ease Up on Marathon Training

Greatist: All articles