NLC Tampa Bay '20 Alumna
Poet. Indian. Activist. Lesbian. Scholar. Warrior.
Democracy: Voting Rights and Freedom of the Press
Sam(ira) Obeid is the Program Director of Community Tampa Bay. She was born and raised in Chennai, India. She moved to the U.S. when she was 23 becoming an intersectional resistance activist/poet who speaks to the tensions of immigration, gender, sexuality and youth voice. Sam holds strongly to the ideals of dialogue, boundaries, humility and consent. She loves fashion, martial arts, the outdoors and her pitbull, Sherlock.