Samantha Miller is the Business Services Coordinator at the Alameda County Workforce Development Board where she has spent the last 5 years helping local businesses grow and thrive. A native of the Bay Area, Samantha has spent a significant part of her life and career living on the East Coast as well as in Southeast Asia, where she worked for several international organizations serving the needs of rural communities. She has a great passion for cultures and languages, and has learned several in her life. In the Bay Area, she worked closely with several non-profit organizations dedicated to improving the lives of refugee communities in the U.S. She has also worked for Fortune 500 companies in a marketing capacity Samantha has always demonstrated leadership skills in her life and is looking forward to the training to further develop these skills in the scope of workforce. She is excited to learn from peers and professionals in the field, build strong relationships and identify ways she can be a greater, more effective leader in her work and in impacting others.