Samuel Feineh is a senior at Stanford University and hails from Sacramento, California. He’s majoring in Political Science with a focus in International Relations and Justice & Law. Sam has been actively engaged in the intersection of policy, politics and public service throughout his time at Stanford. On campus, Sam currently serves as the Chair of Programming for Stanford in Government, the largest student group on campus. He supervises a group of 9 students who lead over 60 general members. Throughout his time in Stanford in Government, Sam has led a number of cross-functional teams and has organized multiple high-profile events with Ambassador Susan Rice, Black Lives Matter co-founder Alicia Garza, and former NAACP head Benjamin Jealous, to name a few.
Sam is also involved in student government and has worked to lobby university administration to implement a discipline-based graduation requirement that aims to promote engagement with and understanding of socioeconomic and racial diversity. He also serves as a student ambassador for the Haas Center for Public Service as well as co-president of the black pre-law society.
Regarding post-graduation plans, Sam is applying to various fellowships in order to work at a nonprofit/NGO that is focused on the intersection of civil rights policy & artificial intelligence. He’s thinking about attending law school a few years after graduation and having a life-long career at the intersection of policy, politics, and public service.