Samatha Nemana

Associate Director, Opportunity Accelerator

Samatha Nemana is the Associate Director of the Opportunity Accelerator at Results for America. Previously, Samatha served as Senior Manager for Community and Implementation at What Works Cities, an initiative launched by Bloomberg Philanthropies and led by Results for America. Prior to that role, she served as Manager for City Progress at What Works Cities. Before joining Results for America, she served as the Research Manager at 100 Resilient Cities, where she applied her research and data analysis skills to influence program planning, facilitate network learning, and illustrate program success and impact. Samatha holds a bachelor’s degree in economics and environmental studies and a master’s degree in environmental ethics from New York University. Throughout her professional and academic experiences, Samatha has advocated for the power of data in addressing critical urban and development challenges such as racial and gender inequities, climate change, and more.