Samantha Harris is currently a 4th year student pursuing a Bachelor of Commerce degree with a Specialization in Accounting in both the Co-op and French Immersion Programs.

Within the University of Ottawa community, she has been involved with the Telfer School of Management Peer Mentoring Program as a student mentor for the 2011 - 2012 academic year as a mentor to 30 students. Mentoring involves answering students’ questions by e-mail, arranging face-to-face meetings at the request of students, holding weekly office hours, participating in monthly meetings with the other mentors, and organizing and participating in events ranging from study skills workshops to social activities with mentors and mentees.

In her local community, she is an active volunteer at her church, Emmanuel United. She has been a member of the youth band, has participated in services in a variety of ways, has volunteered at a number of fundraising events, and also sits on the Worship Committee as the Secretary and Youth Representative.

Photo: Samantha Harris and Dean François Julien