Sam was a MPP student with a concentration in Global Policy focusing on international development. She graduated from Beloit College in Wisconsin in 2014 with a degree in international relations and minors in Spanish and Russian. Sam is working on the climate finance and gender policy project, delving into the intersections between development aid and climate aid in the context of gender equality policies within multilateral and implementing institutions around the world. The project currently involves a literature review with opportunities to expand on policy recommendations or best practices. When not thinking about policy and doing literature reviews, Sam enjoys hiking, biking, reading fiction and traveling.