Samea Derrick

Samea Derrick

Sustainability Analyst

Location of employee:

Los Angeles, CA

Samea is on the Sustainability Team as a Sustainability Analyst. She supports the team by reviewing policies, verifying sustainable best practices, gathering and evaluating reporting data, and supporting Project Managers in any other tasks related to LEED, WELL, and Fitwel certifications.

In previous years, Samea worked for UCLA Sustainability where she developed sustainable best practices for the school. She is also continually involved with research with the NPS and more recently LA public transportation.

Samea is a junior at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and is pursuing a BS in Environmental Science, the Geospatial Information Systems and Technologies Minor, and the Entrepreneurship Minor. She is scheduled to graduate in the Spring of 2025.

When she’s not pursuing her academic goals, Samea enjoys playing the bass and cello in bands around LA and running a monthly open mic called the OK Room. She also loves her role as the President of the UCLA Camping Club where she makes incredible memories in the surrounding wilderness.