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Samantha Washington
Seattle, WA 98116
Highly motivated, recent Cultural Studies graduate with diverse experience in immigrant advocacy, team leadership, and working with underserved students. Proven client relations and problem-solving skills.
Master of Arts: Cultural Studies Jun 2013 University of Washington Bothell Bothell, WA *Fulbright recipient, University of British Columbia B.C., 2013
*Fulbright Canada, Orientation Panel Facilitator, Ottawa, 2013
*University of Washington, Bothell Graduate Student of the Year, 2013
*University of Washington Graduating Class Commencement Speaker, 2013
*University of Washington Chancellor's Medal Emerging Leader Award, 2013
*Formal dinner with the former President of Costa Rica, Dr. Oscar Arias, 2013
*International Student Facilitators New Program of the Year, 2013
*Dedicated Service to the University of Washington, Bothell Office of Student Life Award 2013
*University of Washington, Bothell Graduate Student of the Year, 2012
*Husky Packs Program of the Year, 2012
*UW Bothell, Diversity Council Committee, 2012
Bachelor of Arts: Culture, Literature, and the Arts Jun 2011 University of Washington Bothell Bothell, WA
Fulbright Scholar Sep 2013Jun 2014 Fulbright Vancouver, BC
  • Researched, and developed program delivery models for implementation of programs, and services that enable international student success in higher ed.
  • Coordinated International Welcome Orientation for 400 students to aid student transition to campus.
  • Trained, and supervised 30 student program coordinators to facilitate International Welcome Orientation.
  • Guided 40 Really Campaign Community of Practice student in presenting advocacy workshops.
  • Conduct surveys and collect data, using methods such as interviews, questionnaires, focus groups, market analysis surveys, literature reviews, and file reviews.
Supervisor - International Student Facilitators Jun 2012Jun 2013 University of Washington Bothell Bothell, WA
  • Implemented International Student Facilitators program to assist students' transition to life in the U.S. and higher education.
  • Trained, and supervised 20 International Student Facilitators to assist international students transition at University of Washington Bothell.
  • Oversaw cultural events that promoted cultural understanding, and awareness to student population of 4,500 student population.
  • Awarded program of the year: (
  • Conducted catalyst survey to assess international student's needs to improve services provided through program.
Supervisor - Universal Leadership Conference Jun 2012Jun 2013 University of Washington Bothell Bothell, WA
  • Implemented Universal Leadership Conference with a focus on social justice, service, and leadership (
  • Trained, and supervised 47 student volunteers, and support staff to successfully operate conference for more than 300 student participants.
  • Raised $32,000 to host conference, and provide free entry to all participants.
  • Meet with sponsors and organizing committees to plan scope and format of events, to establish and monitor budgets, or to review administrative procedures and event progress.
  • Negotiate contracts with such service providers and suppliers as hotels, convention centers, and speakers.
Director of Student Advocacy Jun 2011Jun 2013 University of Washington Bothell Bothell, WA
  • Implemented House Bill 1079 resource website ranked 2nd in WA state in providing resources to undocumented students.
  • Implemented Husky Pantry, providing food resources to students dealing with food insecurity.
  • Implemented Husky Packs program providing essential resources to surrounding transient community to help alleviate poverty.
  • Evaluate new and existing programming to assess suitability and the need for changes, using information such as student surveys and feedback.
  • Supervised First-Year Council in advocating for the needs of first-year student population.
Residential Advisor Jun 2011Jun 2013 University of Washington Bothell Bothell, WA
  • Develop and coordinate educational programs for residents.
  • Counsel students in the handling of issues such as family, financial, and educational problems.
  • Provide requested information on students' progress and the development of case plans.
  • Confer with medical personnel to better understand the backgrounds and needs of individual residents.
  • Enforce rules and regulations to ensure the smooth and orderly operation of dormitory programs.
Refugee Youth Program Coordinator Jun 2010Jun 2013 International Rescue Committee, Center for Digital Storytelling Des Moines, WA
  • Advised 26 local refugee youth in developing digital stories to raise cultural awareness and understanding of transition issues, and how to better support population.
  • Premiered digital stories at both University of Washington Seattle, and Bothell campuses to promote awareness to public.
  • Lead informational workshop at local teachers' conference on how to support refugee youth transition from refugee camps to U.S.
  • Assisted students in the use of audiovisual equipment.
Dream Project Mentor Jun 2008Jun 2012 University of Washington Bothell Bothell, WA
  • Mentored 30 first generation, low-income high school students in completing college applications.
  • Provide students with information on such topics as college degree programs and admission requirements, financial aid opportunities, trade and technical schools, and apprenticeship programs.
  • Review transcripts to ensure that students meet graduation or college entrance requirements and write letters of recommendation.
  • Prepare students for later educational experiences by encouraging them to explore learning opportunities and to persevere with challenging tasks.
Teen Counselor Jun 2008Jun 2009 City of Bellevue Bellevue, WA
  • Organize tutoring environment to promote productivity and learning.
  • Provide feedback to students using positive reinforcement techniques to encourage, motivate, or build confidence in students.
  • Review class material with students by discussing text, working solutions to problems, or reviewing worksheets or other assignments.
  • Teach students study skills, note-taking skills, and test-taking strategies.
  • Research or recommend textbooks, software, equipment, or other learning materials to complement tutoring.
Additional Information
Global Leadership Summit, South Africa, 2011
* Selected by the Office of the Chancellor, to represent the University of Washington, Bothell, at the University of a Free State, South Africa, in discussion on race and reconciliation after apartheid.
Media clips of my work in action:
* Established Programs: (
* Emerging Leadership Award: (
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Previous Companies:

  • Fulbright
  • University of Washington Bothell
  • International Rescue Committee

Previous Job Positions:

  • Fulbright Scholar
  • Supervisor International Student Facilitators
  • Supervisor Universal Leadership Conference
  • Director of Student Advocacy
  • Residential Advisor


  • University of Washington Bothell

Level of Education:

  • Master of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts

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