Samantha is a first-year MBA student at Sloan, pursuing a Sustainability Certificate with a focus on sustainable operations in the food and agriculture industry. Samantha grew up in Larchmont, New York, and received a B.A. in Public Policy Studies from Duke University. Prior to coming to Sloan, Samantha worked on Capitol Hill and at Booz Allen Hamilton, and also spent time volunteering on an urban farm. Samantha is an avid home cook and baker, as well as a lover of the outdoors, having completed a thru-hike of the 273-mile Long Trail in Vermont.