Samantha-Kaye Johnston is a PhD researcher at Curtin University. She has been involved in human development initiatives since 2005. Samantha is the Founder of Project Capability, which provides a scholarship for students with dyslexia in Jamaica. She was awarded The Rex Nettleford Prize for her contribution to education and national development.
In 2014, she co-coordinated the Give Back to Humanity Project, which assisted three girls to attend University in Northern Nigeria, freeing them from early marriage. Samantha believes that every child should have the same opportunity to shape their destiny, emphasising that we cannot always build the future for them, but we can build them for the future. She was formally educated in Jamaica, England and Spain. In Australia, Samantha aims to continue making a difference in the areas of educational research and community development.
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