Samantha Saona, MDes, ULE 2020
Organization: ENLACE, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Sponsor: Joint Center for Housing Studies Community Service Fellowship
Samantha spent her fellowship in Puerto Rico with ENLACE as part of the organization’s Urbanism and Infrastructure Team. This team oversees projects working to improve the community’s resilience by developing technical solutions but also harnessing the social and organizational capacity of community members. Samantha participated in design workshops, attended meetings and worked on a variety of other projects, including constructing a bathroom ramp.