Samantha is a recent graduate from University of California Berkeley, where she studied Economics and Environmental Policy. As a college student she became more interested in economic development and policy. After college Samantha decided to move to Sacramento to begin her career and hopes to one day become a policymaker. Samantha has experience in collecting data, research, quantitative and qualitative analysis. Samantha is Peruvian and enjoy spending time outside and exploring new places. In addition, Samantha is very fond of learning new things and is enrolled in a professional certification program through UC Davis Extension. She also loves to cook, travel, visit her family in Southern California, meet new people and be active.