Samantha conducts in-depth research and data analysis to support the development of the WBA’s benchmarks. She is passionate about innovative approaches to inclusive sustainable development and believes that companies cannot be excluded from the development agenda. Prior to joining the World Benchmarking Alliance, Samantha worked for the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab as a Senior Research Associate focused on youth unemployment. She also worked with the Building Bridges Foundation as a Project Manager and Researcher for the Road to Nairobi 2016 project from South Africa to Rwanda. Samantha holds a master’s degree in Quantitative Economics with a focus on Public Policy and Development from the Paris School of Economics.