Employee Spotlight: Samantha Levine-Finley

Learning Advisor, USAID Knowledge, Data, Learning, and Training (KDLT)

Samantha Levine-Finley

Samantha Levine Finley, is a Learning Advisor at QED and has formal training in providing leading, coaching, and facilitation support.  She leads activities that foster continuous learning and improvement and serves as QEDs lead on the USAID Knowledge, Data, Learning and Training project (KDLT). In this role, Samantha leads the design and implementation of frameworks, methodologies, and tools for learning, M&E, is part of KDLT’s Technical Advisory Group, which helps to guide technical approaches on organizational learning, integration, and innovation and also designs and facilitates various meetings and workshops.

Here are a few words from Samantha about working at QED:  “I have already experienced several positive aspects of QED’s culture within my short tenure. Colleagues have been very responsive to my (many) questions and worked with me to find answers or develop new solutions. I’ve been able to contribute ideas and suggestions to the company’s strategic planning process, which signals a willingness to hear perspectives from across the team (even new folks!). I appreciate the energy and dedication that people bring to reaching shared goals. I look forward to seeing what the future holds!”

Samantha has a Master’s Degree in Conflict Analysis and Resolution from George Mason University and has spent almost 10 years as an organizational ombudsman, providing mediation, coaching, training, and facilitation support within federal and humanitarian institutions.