Our Staff

Samantha Sheppard

Bilingual Resource Advocate, Baton Rouge

Samantha is originally from New Orleans, Louisiana and was raised between New Orleans and Panama City, Panama. She has been residing in Baton Rouge since 2015 when she moved to go to Louisiana State University. In May of 2019, she graduated from Louisiana State University with a Bachelors in Pre-med Psychology with a minor in Philosophy. 

While working towards her degree at LSU she has done extensive cognitive and behavioral research with her professors and student advocacy. Her sophomore year she was on the executive board of Minority Women’s Movement at LSU and during her senior year she took her passion for women and children further and became the Vice President of LSU’s chapter of Generation Action with Planned Parenthood and a Behavioral Therapist for Center for Autism. 
Samantha’s honored to be apart of STAR and her experiences, passion, and extensive knowledge is something that she wants use to serve survivors and victims of crime and to make the community a safe space for everyone.

Email: samantha.sheppard@star.ngo
Phone: (225) 615-7093

Capital Area Branch

5615 Corporate Blvd., Ste 200
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
Office: (225) 615-7093 
Fax: (225) 615-7236

Central Louisiana Branch

1412 Peterman Drive, Ste A
Alexandria, LA 71301
Office: (318) 625-7592 
Fax: (318) 625-7593

Greater New Orleans Branch

123 N. Genois Street
New Orleans, LA 70119
Office: (504) 407-0711 
Fax: (504) 509-6368

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