Ranit Schmelzer

Communications Consultant


As the President of Schmelzer Strategies, Ranit advises nonprofit organizations, individuals, and foundations on the development, planning and implementation of comprehensive communications strategies. These engagements most often deal with complex public policy advocacy and legislative challenges. Ranit has more than 25 years of experience at the highest levels of government and in the nonprofit community as an advisor, senior strategist, and spokesperson — including in the Obama Administration and on Capitol Hill.

Ranit has worked with SPARC since 2013, starting with the White House Directive on Increasing Access to the Results of Federally Funded Scientific Research.

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