Graziadio Student Ambassadors



Shai PoulardShaina Poulard
Shai is a full-time MBA student at Pepperdine University's Graziadio School of Business and is also pursuing a certificate in Socially, Environmentally, and Ethically Responsible Business. She was born and raised in Los Angeles, Ca. Shai received her Bachelors of Science in Biology degree from Cal Poly Pomona, and has six years of experience in the Biotechnology industry. Her passion is to promote self-sufficiency through education and empowerment. Recently, Shai co-founded a non-profit organization centered around promoting higher education in "at-risk" schools of South Los Angeles. Her hobbies include: Traveling and dancing.



SamanthaSamantha Norton

Vice President

Samantha is an MBA candidate from Fresno, California who is passionate about sustainable and ethical international business. She plans on utilizing her over three years of marketing experience and MBA degree as a comprehensive platform to obtain a position with a globally-focused brand to help leverage emerging markets. Her hobbies include choreography, dancing, travelling, and finding new burger joints.