2010 Scholar

Samantha Sekar
Ohio State University

Samantha Sekar
Samy is a second year student at Ohio State University. She is majoring in environmental science with a concentration in soils and hopes to study environmental law after she graduates. Currently, Samy is pursuing a research project regarding carbon sequestration in agricultural soils in South India. She also is the Director of Eco-vents for Ohio State's Earth Center, which is working on a backyard permaculture project. Samy is the treasurer of the Association for India's Development, Columbus chapter, which funds sustainable development and social justice projects in India. Samy's free time consists of running, dancing, and various forms of political satire.

How can you describe a weekend of student leaders from across the U.S. with an intense passion to change the world? The Orientation was a phenomenal experience to meet and build connections that I'm sure will last a lifetime.

Emily Bacha, 2009 Udall Scholar


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