Samantha Hinton was born and raised in New York City where she graduated from The Spence School. She currently attends Trinity College Dublin, where her studies are focusing on both Human and Physical Geography. At Trinity, she is a Student 2 Student Mentor and a member of their Geographical Society. Next year, she will spend her second semester at Utrecht University in The Netherlands. Samantha chose to apply for geography because she is passionate about appreciating the outdoors. With geography, she strives to learn more about the intersection and impact between humans, space, and the environment. While not working, she enjoys traveling, making art, and playing sports.