Samantha is community focused and her charity support has included trekking 27km for cancer research, cooking with top Sydney chefs and CEOs for the homeless, improving the reading skills of disadvantaged school children, being treasurer of a local sporting club and navigating riders on an 8 day charity bike tour. Samantha has mentored young entrepreneurs and currently mentors chartered accounting graduates.
Her current engagements include:
Rugby Business Network (RBN)
Monthly newsletter contributor and occasional host. The RBN is a not-for-profit venture that connects business people with passion for rugby.
Ultimate Business Support (UBS) Sydney
Host and Speaker. UBS is for those in corporate roles and business owners/entrepreneurs alike and is designed to be used as a mastermind forum, where people can network, connect and socialise. Catch ups are held monthly in the Sydney CBD.
Corporate Escapee Meetup
Host and Speaker. This group is for people in corporate roles or those seeking a career change who want to ditch what they currently do and instead succeed and prosper by becoming their own boss and starting their own business. It’s also for those just starting out in business. Catch ups are held monthly in the Sydney CBD.
UNSW Peter Farrell Cup Entrepreneurship Competition
Institute of Chartered Accountants
Mentor 2014, 2015
"We would like to thank Samantha, our mentor, for being supportive and challenging, with critical questions throughout the project. It has definitely increased the outcome in a positive way."− Michael Kang, Peter Farrell Cup team 2014