As a challenge seeker and continuous learner, Samantha is passionate about human space exploration and social impact. Currently, she serves
as the Social Entrepreneur In Residence for openNASA. Her professional and extracurricular experiences include marketing, biotechnology, social innovation, tissue culture, small business start-up & acquisition, product engineering, emergency response, communications & strategy, microfinance, agriculture, and animal husbandry.
Samantha holds a Bachelor of Science in Biology, Bachelor of Arts degrees in International Relations and Hispanic Studies, a MBA with concentrations in Supply Chain Management and International Business, and certifications as a Firefighter and EMT-B.