Samantha Ahern is a Senior Digital Research Trainer (ISD) and Education co-lead and for Advanced Research Computing (ARC), UCL. Samantha leads the ARC research theme: Transforming Research Communities, is a STEM Ambassador, Fellow of the University of London Centre for Online and Distance Education (CODE), a member of the Society of Research Software Engineers EDIA Working Group, a Carpentries Instructor and Trainer and Co-Chair of the Software Carpentry Lesson Programme Governance Committee. Samantha is a co-author of the Learning Technologists’ Anti-Racism Tool, recently contributed to the CODE Navigating the Future project and has previously published papers focusing on learning analytics and student wellbeing.