Sam brings a background in public policy and food justice to Reinvestment Partners. Before joining the organization, she was the program evaluator and food systems associate for a SNAP-Education program. Prior to that, Sam managed nutrition and gardening programs for elementary students in Boston; collected and analyzed survey data on food access at a university; and analyzed SNAP policy as it relates to time-limit waivers. Sam holds a BA in International Studies from Kenyon College and an MS in Food Policy and Applied Nutrition from Tufts University. In her free time, she enjoys biking around Durham, working in the garden, and staying active in local politics.