Samantha is a first-generation college Magna Cum Laude graduate from Saint Peter’s University. During her undergrad years, she earned a bachelor’s degree in sociology with a minor in gender and sexuality studies and anthropology. Now she is currently attending graduate school at Montclair State University, pursuing a Master of Public Health degree with a concentration in healthcare administration and policy. Aside from her academic life, Samantha is a full-time housing department case manager at the non-profit organization, United Way of Hudson County. Samantha is passionate about helping and educating others, especially those of minority groups that are too often neglected. Her long-term goal is to offer both equity and inclusion within her work and the projection of it to other communities.