Samara Rivers is an event planner with over 10 years of experience in large scaled fundraising event and logistics. She has lived in the Bay Area for over 10 years working with a variety of non-profit arts and nonprofit healthcare organizations. has a proven track record for streamlining organizational processes and increasing revenue through a myriad of fundraising and event planning techniques. She holds a BA in Art History and Criticism and an MA in Arts Administration from The Florida State University.

Organizations where Samara Rivers has worked with in the past include, Museum of African Diaspora, African American Art & Culture Complex, Richmond Art Center, American Diabetes Association, National MS Society, and the Leukemia Lymphoma Society. She is also invested in her local community through her involvement with the Oakland/Bay Area Chapter of Jack & Jill of America, Incorporated and the Alpha Nu Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated.