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||Samantha (Sam) Mariano is a junior at West Virginia University (WVU) who is
majoring in Civil & Environmental Engineering & minoring in Spanish.
She currently serves as a club officer within the WVU chapter of Engineers
Without Borders, American Society of Civil Engineers & Society of Women
Engineers. In a time where both mental health & environmental issues
have been brought to the forefront, Sam has a passion for helping the community
in every way she can -and that includes sharing her ideas with others to
educate and inform them. Within the WVU community, she contributes articles
centering around mental health through Her Campus WVU and has advocated for
better mental health resources and campus sustainability initiatives through
Active Minds WVU and the Sierra Student Coalition, respectively. She also
devotes time to engineering projects that are in progress within Engineers
Without Borders. In her free time, she spends much of her time outdoors,
especially when going on hikes.