Samantha Mayberry is an associate director for programming at FasterCures. She joined the team in September 2011 first as a research intern prior to joining the program team. She coordinates several programs including Partnering for Cures, the Philanthropy Advisory Service, and TRAIN, while providing project management oversight across all programs. Additionally, she provides research support specifically relating to medical research investment, philanthropy, and best practices. Mayberry graduated from the George Washington University in December 2011 with a bachelor's degree in international affairs and a concentration in international economics. Prior to joining FasterCures, Mayberry interned and volunteered with various nonprofits in the District of Columbia including RAINN, N Street Village, Casey Trees, Martha’s Table, and DC Central Kitchen.