Shantá Lindo joined Samvid Ventures as a Program Director of Samvid Young Leaders in 2021. Shantá focuses on ensuring that dynamic voices are represented in all spaces through diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives.
Prior to joining Samvid Ventures, Shantá was the National Director of the Career Programs at the Posse Foundation. There she oversaw internship placement, curriculum development, and career partner management for the organization’s Scholar, and alumni, community. She also served as an admissions counselor at her alma mater, Middlebury College.
Shantá was born and raised in New York City. Shantá is a first-generation American, with an MSW from the University of Washington School of Social Work. She resides in Brooklyn, NY.