Sami (she/her) is a strong believer in the power of summer camp and has made it her career mission to ensure that ALL children have access to a quality camp experience.
Sami works as a Camp Director at Muscular Dystrophy Association Summer Camps and serves as Research Lead for the Summer Camp Society. She earned her MS in Applied Developmental Psychology from the University of Pittsburgh, where she focused on using research-based practices to create outcomes driven camp activities. Sami loves all things camp research and program evaluation. Her research interests include the impact of sibling camp programs, developing evaluation methods to authentically capture the camp experience, and the intersection of research and practice.
When not at camp, Sami enjoys reading, running, and hiking with her dog, Roree. She currently lives in Pittsburgh, PA.