Samah is a Sudanese-American scholar whose research explores representations of Black women and Muslim Americans in television. She received her bachelor’s in Media Studies from Emory University in Atlanta, George. At Emory, she produced a thesis that analyzed racial and religious representations of identities and audience reception through the lens of Black Muslim women YouTubers who chose to wear the hijab. After, she began her career with Teach for America (TFA), combating educational inequity. During the pandemic, Sadig excelled as a 5th-grade teacher and received the Teacher of the Year award. After fulfilling her two-year TFA commitment, she embraced the chance to teach 8th-grade Digital Media. Sadig’s dedication to education and passion for inclusive representation drive her impactful journey.