Samantha is a freelance multimedia journalist and magazine writer currently based in Arusha, Tanzania. 

She covers politics, women's rights and inspiring female leaders for Bustle, and has contributed profiles and features for various publications in Syracuse, New York. 

An aspiring international correspondent, Samantha recently spent a year teaching middle school English in Chennai, India through a Fulbright fellowship. She has conducted research in Uganda, Rwanda and South Africa, and always seeks to provide a platform for untold stories that deserve to be heard. She is currently completing a prestigious 12-month Princeton in Africa fellowship.