Samia Mirza

Samia Mirza

Managing Director

Samia approaches racial equity through the lens of organizational change and leadership development, with a specialization in change management within philanthropic organizations. Samia has extensive experience in project management, management consulting, and equity training in multiple industries, and has led national policy and advocacy projects impacting children and families. She also brings expertise as a creative director to the team, which gives her the ability to translate complex concepts of equity into design forward digital resources.

Samia holds an MBA from Rice University’s School of Management with an emphasis in social entrepreneurship and nonprofit consulting. She is also a Court Appointed Special Advocate to children navigating the foster system. When she is not working, Samia is on the hunt for a new skill to learn. Whether it's biking, painting, or sewing, she loves immersing herself into new hobbies.

My superpower

My ability to make ideas a reality. Small or large, yours or mine, I know how to make thoughts come to life.

Three things I can't live without

Family, friends, and my laptop.

The last show I binge watched

Never Have I Ever: It may be a show for teenagers but I can’t help but get so excited to see representation of a South Asian high schooler going through life. So happy for South Asian teens today to grow up seeing themselves in TV shows and movies.

The best way to end a long day

Experimenting with a new recipe for dinner and watching a tv show that takes me into a different world.

The next destination on my travel bucket list

Vietnam, I am looking to explore a place that is very different from my day to day.

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