Meet the Class of 2022

Samidha Sane

Hometown: Pittsburgh, PA
Major: Huntsman Program (Finance, Operations Management, International Studies)

Activities & Honors:

  • President – PERIOD@Penn
  • Reporting Fellow and Grantee – Pulitzer Center for International Crisis Reporting
  • Publication on “Virginity Testing in Morocco” for John Hopkins’ “Global Health Now” news outlet
  • Dancer/Lead Choreographer – Penn Masti
  • Grantee and Researcher – 2021 Wharton SIRE (Social Impact Research Experience)
  • Co-Founder – RIPPLE (Social enterprise in Lagos to produce low-cost recycled PPE for the pandemic, MIT Hackathon winner)
  • Research Intern – Foreign Policy Research Institute:
  • Consultant – Social Impact Consulting
  • Recipient – Huntsman Program + Penn Abroad Study Abroad Scholarship
  • Fellow and Campus Director – 2020 United Nations Millennium Fellowship

Hobbies:  Taking photos of beautiful bodies of water, dancing, ZUMBA, hiking, roadtripping, curating spotify playlists for said roadtrips, traveling, exploring new cities, playing the piano, frequenting the stall of the fruit man on Locust, designing charcuterie boards, documenting every moment in the life of my golden retriever, drinking brown sugar milk tea boba
Favorite Books1984 by George Orwell and Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
Favorite Movie: Footloose
Favorite Food: Anything my mom makes
Favorite Quote: “Everyone on earth is carrying around an unseen history and that alone deserves some tolerance.” ~ Michelle Obama

Plans After Penn:  A job in management consulting