Sam Bennett

“Leadership is the art of giving people a platform for spreading ideas that work.”

– Seth Godin

Awards

  •  2016 Community Leader Award – Benevolent and Improved Protective Order of the World Wide Elks 2016
  •  One of Nation’s Top 100 Women – Women of Wealth Magazine 2011
  •  Women’s ENews “Top 21 Woman: U.S.A.” 2010
  •  Women’s ENews “Top 21 Woman: PA” 2009
  •  Allentown Education Association, “Excellence in Education” Award 2005
  •  Lehigh Valley Magazine, “Mover and Shaker” 2003
  •  Morning Call, “Woman To Watch” 2000
  •  Allentown Preservation Association, “Outstanding Historic Renovation”, Historic Benner Mansion 2000
  •  West Park House Tour 2006, 2008, 2010, 2016
  •  Properties of Merit Lifetime Achievement Award Oneonta NY 1990
  •  Deans List State University Oneonta NY 1980
  •  Regents Scholarship State University System of New York 1976
  •  Bresee Award 1976
  •  Art in America Award 1974
  •  Best Actress 1974
  • Commemorative National Girl Scout Team, Marquette and Joilette, 1972

Research

  • Co-Founder, nameitchangeit.org, MEDIA, Name It. Change It. Research, Original Name It. Change It. Research 2010.

Publications

Books

  • Ascend, Caged Bird Publications, 2016.

Opinion Editorials

Articles

I'm With Sam

“I wish you the very best in your campaign and truly feel that you are the best for Allentown. Though at this time I am unable to participate in politics in any fashion, I am wishing you the very best, and looking forward to voting for you in 2017.”
— Jeanette Eichenwald - Former Allentown City Councilwoman, Inaugural Chair, Friends of Siobhan "Sam" Bennett 2017

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