Meet the Just Wages Project Researchers: Samantha McGinnis

Version 2Samantha McGinnis is a currently at Masters of International Development student at the Josef Korbel School of International Studies with a regional focus on Latin American and a focus on gender equality.

After focusing on Latin American Studies and Spanish in Undergrad and travelling in Central America, Samantha became involved in the Just Wages Project in Winter 2016 to gain data analysis and policy analysis skills while working with immigrant populations in Denver and improving her Spanish skills. She has helped the project with wage theft policy research and storytelling in hopes of changing city ordinances to help workers achieve successful wage theft case resolution. She also works with the Wage Theft Direct Action Team at El Centro Humantario and manages and creates communications content for the project.

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