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Leah Swartz, 24

Need a window into the mind of Millennials?  Ask Leah!

Her articles about millennial trends and engagement tactics have been featured in PSFK, Forbes, New York Times, American Business Journals and more. She was a major contributor to the latest book published from the Barkley/FutureCast team, Millennials with Kids, and is the lead editor of, the top millennial marketing insights content hub. As a millennial herself, Leah is able to help businesses create the best action plan to engage millennial brand partners through co-creation and rich content strategies.

Having come to KC by way of Los Angeles, Leah is proud to be a Jayhawk. She held multiple leadership roles at KU Hillel and participated in KU Hillel's Israel Leadership Mission and European Leadership Mission. She has now been to Ramle, Bulgaria, and Romania; all three of Kansas City Jewish Federation's partnership communities.

She now considers herself a proud KC local and Royals fan for life. Leah is excited about becoming an emerging leader in the Kansas City Jewish community.

Profession: Content Specialist for FutureCast, a Barkley Advertising Agency Partner Company

My cause: To create more accessibility for young adults to connect with each other across industry and network channels.

How I give back: I am constantly volunteering through our Good Works program at FutureCast. In the past I have volunteered at Harvesters, Big Brothers Big Sisters KC, Goodwill and more. My biggest passion, however, is working to build an impactful and engaged Jewish community of young adults in Kansas City.

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