Samir grew up in the small suburban town of Niskayuna located in upstate New York. He is currently a sophomore at New York University where he is double majoring in finance and international business with a minor in political science. He currently works two jobs and co-chairs the Net Impact Collaborative Experience an initiative which fosters a community of aspiring entrepreneurs dedicated to creating social impact. He spends a large portion of his time working on launching Transfernation a start-up he co-founded with his friend Hannah. Transfernation aims to connect corporations to social institutions in order to re-distribute the extra food from corporations to soup kitchens and homeless shelters where they can help those in need. In his spare time Samir enjoys running and staying active, cooking, following current affairs, reading, and traveling. He loves meeting new people and never hesitates to introduce himself or reach out to others.