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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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Bi-Partisan RISE Act Introduced in Congress to Increase College Access for Students with Disabilities

Now, as Congress turns its attention to rewriting the Higher Education Act, NCLD will be working to push the RISE Act forward. For more information, be sure to read: NCLD’s summary of the RISE Act NCLD’s press release Too often, parents and students share with us the challenges they confront when trying to get services and … Continue reading Bi-Partisan RISE Act Introduced in Congress to Increase College Access for Students with Disabilities

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