Director of Communications
Samantha is the founder of The Digital Behaviorist - a platform for counteracting screen addiction in adolescence + using social media for positive social change. Samantha was inspired to start this dialogue about digital behavior during her work at Project Happiness where she grew an online community to over 3 million followers by delivering content based on the "7 Habits of Happiness." Everyday for three years, she developed and published science-backed strategies for her followers to increase their well-being, such as the "Emotional Fitness Challenge."
Samantha graduated from UC Berkeley with a B.A in psychology and worked as a researcher in Carol Dweck's Mindset Lab at Stanford, and within the Institute of Personality and Social Research at UC Berkeley. She brings her background in psych, education, and community organizing to building the Purpose Learning movement with Project Wayfinder.