Meet The Staff- Samira

Welcome Samira (she/her) to the DC Center! She will be joining The DC Center Team as one of our Development interns. She is an undergraduate at the California State University Northridge, majoring in history. You can meet Samira at the DC Center on weekdays and some evenings. Samira is looking forward to celebrating and assisting the LGBTQ+ community here in DC.

Birthdate, Astro Sign


Aug 17, Leo


Where are you originally from? 



Why did you start working at the DC Center? 

Thought it was a great opportunity to help innovate the way we celebrate the LGBTQ+ community.


What has been your favorite part about working at the DC Center?

Meeting new people


What is your music anthem? 

Boom Boom Pow by the Black Eyed Peas


What is your favorite part about the LGBTQ+ community? 

The inclusiveness and shared respect that is felt amongst one another, whether it be in a public or private setting.


What is your favorite spot in DC and what do you do there? 

The National Museum of Natural History is such a beautiful place, walking around and reading there really makes me lose track of time.

What is your favorite queer movie?  

Portrait of a Lady on Fire (2019)

What color would you paint the White House, given the chance?  

Pastel Yellow

Who do you look up to in the queer community?
Queer artists and actors are individuals that I truly admire, the work that they create to shine light on the community is truly amazing.

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