Samiyah Wright, MSW

Samiyah Currimbhoy

Position:

Senior Department Manager, Counseling Department

Contact Information:

swright@paloaltou.edu
(650) 417-2016

Biography:

Samiyah Wright is the Senior Department Manager for the Counseling Programs, serving as the primary liaison for 300 graduate students, program faculty and administrative departments, and coordinating all program logistics, course schedules, online communication and special events. Samiyah earned an M.S. in Social Work from Columbia University, focusing on program development and policy, after earning a B.A. in Psychology from UC San Diego. Samiyah completed a policy analyst internship at the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and worked abroad in Namibia, Africa for two years, teaching English and Computer Science to Grades 5 through 7.