Lydia Samuels is a seasoned DEIB (Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging) expert with more than 10 years of experience in industries ranging from entertainment and tech to architecture and design. As the Equity Lead on the People + Culture team at HFA, Lydia oversees various important functions such as 401k planning, salary bands, and culture/belonging initiatives. With strong communication and time-management skills, Lydia empowers and supports diverse and underrepresented groups in the industries she serves. Her expertise in DEIB brings a unique and valuable perspective to every project she works on.
Bachelor of Arts, Communication & Media Studies, Howard University, 2010