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Samson Lim


Samson (Sam) Lim is an HIA Senior Fellow (Germany 2008) and 2020 recipient of an HIA Racial Equity Grant. Sam recently graduated from the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, where he served as the 109th Editor-in-Chief of the California Law Review. Sam will be joining Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in New York this fall. From 2014 to 2018, Sam served as National Director of Graduate and Fellowship Programs at The Posse Foundation. Sam previously founded Scholarship Junkies, a nonprofit scholarship resource program, and spent a year as a Fulbright Scholar in Berlin, Germany, conducting ethnographic research on higher education access issues in a German context. Sam received his MA in Education Policy from Teachers College, Columbia University, and BA in International Studies from the University of Washington-Seattle.

Updated June 2021

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