Sam Lim (pronouns: they, them, theirs) is the Associate Director for Equity & Inclusion at Penn Carey Law School. Lim joins us from Salem State University where they led the Center for Justice and Liberation, responsible for campus wide LGBTQIA+ and multicultural programs. Lim began their career in education as a high school social studies teacher in the Atlanta Public Schools. Today, Lim is a member of Teach For America’s National Prism Advisory Board, supporting oversight of the organization’s LGBTQIA+ advocacy strategy across the United States. Passionate about supporting the LGBTQIA+ community at Penn, Lim is the 2023 Internal Affairs Officer for LGBTQ+ Employees at Penn (LEAP). Lim is the former inaugural Senior Diversity Officer and a board member for Atlanta Pride and North Shore Pride. While in Salem, MA, Lim was appointed by Mayor Kim Driscoll to the City’s Cultural Council, Scholarship & Education Committee, and Human Rights Coalition, of which they are the former founding co-Chair. Lim has spoken at various conferences and lecture series on issues of LGBTQIA+ equity, with a particular focus on transgender equity, in educational administration, policy, governance, and student development, including NASPA Region I, the Texas A&M International Social Justice Leadership Series, Teach For America’s Men of Many Series and Brave Education Summit, and the UNC Greensboro Careers in Student Affairs Conference, among others. Originally from Syracuse, NY, Lim holds a B.A. in French Language and Literature from the University of Missouri-Kansas City and a M.Ed. in Higher Education in Student Affairs from Salem State University.