Samson (Sam) Lim is an HIA Senior Fellow (Germany 2008) and 2020 recipient of an HIA Racial Equity Grant. Sam joined Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in New York as an associate in 2021. 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 JD from UC Berkeley School of Law, where he was elected the 109th Editor-in-Chief of the California Law Review; MA in Education Policy from Teachers College, Columbia University; and BA in International Studies from the University of Washington-Seattle.
Samson is a 2020-2021 Racial Equity Grant Recipient. This 10-month grant recognizes the impactful work of Humanity in Action Fellows and Senior Fellows as they support racial equity and #BlackLivesMatter. In addition to the financial support, Humanity in Action staff provides mentoring to support the implementation of the Grant winning projects. For more information on the grantees click here.
Updated March 2022