Student Division Region 4 Director
Samia was born and raised in Morocco and is fluent in English, Spanish, French and Arabic. As a young adult, she moved with her family to sunny Florida where she became a first-generation college graduate, completing her studies in international administration while serving in various organizations as a Model UN President and Human Rights committee Chair allowing her to organize large events such as a Hunger Banquet and implement various initiatives advocating against global inequalities and health disparities. She worked as a patient access manager at Miller School Of Medicine and later as a clinical governance manager, leading quality assessments within various hospitals in Latin America. A past board member of the Miami-Dade County Commission for Women, she hosted “Hijabi Monologues” to amplify the voices of Muslim women. While completing a post-baccalaureate program, she interned with the Health Federation of Philadelphia, where she supported local efforts to reduce mother-to-child transmission of HIV, spent her spring break volunteering at a community clinic in Cochabamba, Bolivia and assisted the International Rescue Committee’s effort to resettle Syrian refugees. Samia is currently a first year medical student at FSU College of Medicine, a Family Medicine Scholar and a National Health Service Corps Scholar.