Samantha joined CSF in 2021 and is responsible for communications and marketing for the organization. She is an Australian-American communications professional specializing in fundraising and audience engagement for mission-driven organizations. Samantha earned a Bachelor's degree in Psychology and Theater Studies from Duke University and speaks English and French. Before joining the CSF Team, Samantha was a fundraiser for the nonprofit Halcyon, where she built sustainable and meaningful relationships with corporations, partners, and entrepreneurs in the social impact space. She has lived in Madagascar, France, and Australia and is now based in Washington, DC. Samantha can often be found outside, discovering a new hike, playing guitar, or reading historical fiction.