Sam Babineau Senior Associate, Government Partnerships & Policy Sam Babineau, Senior Associate on REDF’s Government Partnerships & Policy team, works on the LA:RISE program, fostering relationships with service providers, managing program data, and developing the program’s learning community. She enjoys building relationships with social enterprise staff and supporting their transformative work. Prior to joining REDF, Sam worked on implementing the LA:RISE program at Chrysalis, a Los Angeles-based employment social enterprise. Her experience working at Chyrsalis drew her to the work REDF does to support the mission and staff of social enterprises. Sam received a B.S. in Political Communication with a minor in Nonprofit Communication, from Emerson College. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, playing board games, and exploring various music venues in Los Angeles.