Samantha Boateng

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Samantha Boateng is a Sophomore at the College of William and Mary. She is majoring in English and History and hopes to work in International Development with a focus on Education. In 2016, she was chosen as one of Her Campus’ 22 Under 22 Most Influential College Women of 2016. In 2016, Samantha founded Read 2 Lead, a non-profit organization with the mission to breed the next generation of leaders through reading. Last year, she led a team to collect and organize over 14,000 books that were shipped to Ghana. Read 2 Lead has opened 2 libraries in the past 2 years and the third one is on the way. Along with libraries, Read 2 Lead also hosts academic competitions for schools in the community, fun fairs, and other literacy programs.

Awards

Her Campus 22 Under 22 Most Influential College Women of 2016

Ladies of the Alpha Outstanding Woman of the Month

The W Society Leadership Recognition

Soroptimist VRA Award Runner Up
President’s Volunteer Service Award
Prudential Spirit of Community Local Honoree