Samantha Wherry is a Colombia-born peace activist. She joined CODEPINK as the Cut the Pentagon National Organizer after years of working alongside Colombian frontline defenders who risk their lives to protect the environment, water sources, and human dignity. She is deeply inspired and energized by those building alternative economic and social models rooted in care, reciprocity and solidarity. Samantha has lived in the US, Italy, England, Colombia, Chile and Cuba and hopes to connect, expose and mobilize around the impacts the US military-industrial complex at home and abroad.
Samantha received a Master's in Human Rights and Politics from the London School of Economics and a Bachelor's degree in International Studies from Loyola University Chicago. In her free time, she enjoys spending time outdoors and learning about agroecology.