Samantha Abrams is a transformational leader with more than 20 years serving in private and nonprofit sector roles leading dynamic growth teams. She’s a skilled relationship architect in strategic corporate partnerships and engagement board development and management with an exercised level of comfort engaging with high level domestic and international stakeholders. She is known to be an agile strategist with deep knowledge and experience in co-designing and executing strategic plans with data driven outcomes.
Samantha is the founder & CEO of Color Lens Consulting, a boutique consultancy firm focusing on creating business connections beyond borders through government advocacy. She is known as a global ecosystem leader equipping and advising entrepreneurs at every stage of their journey. As founder and CEO of her family company, they have built Caribbean restaurants in the Maryland//DC area and have a vision to expand.
Samantha has served on numerous boards and commissions. She has been appointed to the National Women’s Business Council by The Honorable Isabella Casillas Guzman, Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration. She is on the Advisory Board for the University of Guyana Foundation, an advisor for the Guyana Economic Development Trust and several early-stage impact companies. In addition, she sits on the Board of Directors for Black Public Media and is a Founding Board member of the Social Justice School. Samantha holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Bowie State University.