As a Data Scientist with roots in International Studies and Development, Sam firmly believes in harnessing the power of big data to improve our livelihoods through making more informed, data-driven decisions. Her unique background spanning corporation, start-up, and non-profit settings has shown Sam the importance of supporting the people, products, and places that make up a community. She loves using big data to tell a story and share a vision that all can grasp and act on. Looking forward, Sam is focused on growing her strategic and technical leadership to use big data to drive change around topics such as venture capital investing in tech and climate change. As a Z by HP Global Data Science Ambassador, Sam's content is sponsored and she was provided with HP products.