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Samara Naeymi

Samara Naeymi

Director of Strategy & Operations

Samara Naeymi brings her experience in team building and process consultation to the National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD) in her role as Director of Strategy & Operations.

Prior to NCLD, Samara was a freelance consultant for contemporary artists who were transitioning from self-production to commissioned work. She also acted as artistic director and producer of the Incubator Arts Project, which presented contemporary theater artists at its venue inside the historic St. Mark’s Church-in-the-Bowery, and was praised in print nationally and locally for its vibrant, enigmatic new work and gutsy curation. In 2010 her team won a Village Voice Obie Award for their work.

In her free time Samara works with Pandora Radio and Brick Shop Audio as a commercial voice actor and audiobook narrator. She received a BGS with honors from the University of Kansas.

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Anne Ford & Allegra Ford Thomas Scholarship Applications Now Open

The Anne Ford Scholarship and the Allegra Ford Thomas Scholarship applications are now officially open. High school students who are part of the class of 2018 and have an identified learning disability and/or ADHD are welcome to apply. The application will be open until November 6, 2017. The Allegra Ford Thomas Scholarship is a $2,500 one-time … Continue reading Anne Ford & Allegra Ford Thomas Scholarship Applications Now Open

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