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Samantha Easter

Senior communications specialist, Mountain America Credit Union

Samantha Easter is a senior communications specialist at Mountain America Credit Union in Salt Lake City, Utah, concentrating on diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging; personal finance; and professional development. Before this, she served as assistant vice president of instructional design, leading a team to craft  training programs, and as a human resources program manager for employee engagement and development.Easter, who is autistic/ADHD, passionately advocates for neurodiversity and enjoys speaking to workplaces to promote inclusive environments. She is a member on the Utah Workforce Development Council, Utah Registry of Autism and Developmental Disabilities Council, the Adult Autism Treatment Council, the Center for Autism, and Disibility:IN.Easter holds a B.A. in journalism and a master’s degree in adult education and diversity from the University of Arizona, and an MBA from the University of Utah.

October 2023
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Building bridges: Collaboration across the autism community

by ,  /  24 October 2023

An autistic person and the mother of an autistic child explore partnership in the autism community.