Meet Samantha

Samantha Schoenfeld has a background in Business first having worked in accounting and then running a small business for 13 years. During this time she served on the Board of Directors of the Redwood City Chamber of Commerce as a the Chair of the Board of the Peninsula Industrial Business Association.

Samantha became interested in Conflict Resolution. She trained as a mediator first with the County of San Mateo doing court ordered mediations and then with many other mediations trainers ending with her own work as a trainer. She added facilitation to her list of skills after taking Interactive Associates Complete Facilitators Training and doing much work in the field. Together with three other colleagues she formed Working InConcert. Her interest in this field continued when she became involved with the non profit, Beyond War. Samantha was part of an initiative dealing with the Middle East bringing Israeli and Palestinian citizen leaders together to dialogue about the issues that separate them ending with a significant peace agreement between them. The second process was in Central Asia. Samantha made several trips to Armenia and Azerbaijan, one for six months, to work with citizen leaders, wanting a peaceful resolution to their conflict in the region, culminating in a public peace process.

Samantha has been studying the Enneagram for over 20 years and was certified as an Instructor with Helen Palmer and David Daniels in the Enneagram Professional Training Program. In 1999, Samantha joined the Enneagram studies team at Foundation for Global Community and then as part of Conexions, Partnerships for a Sustainable Future.. She has taken advanced training in Leadership Development, Organization Development and Coaching with Ginger Lapid Bogda and is a Professional Member of the Enneagram in Business Network. As Co-Director of enneSolutions, Samantha brings all aspects of her background to the forefront to assist their clients in reaching their personal and professional goals.