Sam is the Data Analysis & Nutrition Associate at Steps to Health. In addition to overseeing reporting and evaluation for the program, she helps implement initiatives that improve food systems and policies. Prior to her work with Steps to Health, Sam managed nutrition and gardening programs in Boston public schools; conducted program evaluation for North Carolina non-profits; and analyzed federal nutrition policy in Massachusetts. Sam holds a BA in International Studies from Kenyon College and an MS in Food Policy and Applied Nutrition from Tufts University. In her free time, she enjoys biking around Durham, traveling to new places, working in the garden, and staying active in local politics.