Samantha Barthelemy is a Senior Advisor at the National Network for Safe Communities. Before starting at NNSC, Samantha served as senior advisor in Rio de Janeiro’s government, where she directed citywide initiatives and violence prevention interventions; she also worked as a journalist and consultant for the United Nations. When Samantha isn’t working hard at NNSC, you’ll find her exploring the world with her son, Benjamin.
Samantha holds a BA in International Relations and Political Science from Tufts University, and a Dual Master of International Affairs in International Security Policy from Sciences Po-Paris and Columbia University (SIPA). She is currently a John Jay College-CUNY Ph.D. candidate in Criminal Justice focusing on the prevention of violence in her native Brazil.