Samantha Nielsen

Analyst, Denver

About Samantha

Samantha Nielsen joined BCE as an Analyst in 2018 and is based out of our Boston office. She has worked with clients across industry verticals including healthcare, industrials, and social sector verticals. In her role at BCE, she supports clients by conducting primary and secondary research, supporting survey design, and providing data analysis.

Prior to BCE, Samantha served for two years as a youth development volunteer with the U.S. Peace Corps in Swaziland.  During that time, she worked with community members to launch two primary school libraries and co-lead workshops on topics including: women’s health, HIV/AIDS, and youth development.  Additionally, Samantha has experience in public policy, law, and business development.

Samantha received her dual master’s degree – MA in Sustainable International Development and MBA in Nonprofit Management – from The Heller School for Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University in 2018, and her BA in International Relations with a minor in French and Francophone Studies from Wells College in 2012.


  • Survey Programming
  • International Research
  • Non-profit and Social Sector


Brandeis University
MA/MBA, Sustainable International Development and Nonprofit Management

Wells College
BA, International Relations