motivating, igniting, and mentoring the creative thinking process

Samantha Josaphat founded her firm and named it Studio 397 after her accomplishment at becoming the 397th african american Female Architect to achieve licensure in the USA.

2019 & 2020 nycoba|NOMA President

Professor at The Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture

9th Annual AIANY Women In Architecture Recognition Award Recipient

Beverly Willis Architecture Foundation's 2018 Emerging Leaders Program

Times Square Valentine Heart Design Competition Finalists

Sag Harbor’s SANS History Survey


Critic at Pratt Institute, Kean University, Fashion Institute, SVA

2017 Jumaane Stewart Recognition Award Recipient

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