COO, New Ventures, High Resolves
Based in San Francisco, Samali is passionate about investing in people and ideas that can change the world. As COO of New Ventures for High Resolves, Samali is leading a new initiative to build a technology platform and ecosystem for citizenship education across the US. She has a decade of experience advising technology startups and nonprofits across the US and Australia, and she’s currently a Venture Partner at NextGen Venture Partners, a network-driven venture capital firm. Previously, Samali was an investor at the Urban Innovation Fund, a director at Tumml, and a corporate lawyer at Herbert Smith Freehills in Sydney. Samali, who has a master’s in public policy from the Harvard Kennedy School, is a John Monash Scholar and an Australian American Young Leadership Dialogue Fellow.