Samara Almonte

Samara is a first-generation Chicana born in the United States, with a transnational upbringing between her ancestral home of Michoacán, Mexico and occupied Coast Salish territory, or what is known as Western Washington. Samara holds a B.A in Urban Planning and Sustainability Development, with a specialization in Environmental Justice and Education, from Western Washington University. During her undergrad, Samara focused on the intersection between ethnic studies, sustainability and urban planning, to develop a spatial justice framework to her work. She is also a Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Program alumni, from the University of Michigan and a recipient of the Fulbright English Teaching Assistant award for 2019-2020.

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