Sami Monsur

Chair at Table

Wrong Sami Monsur?

Last Updated 7/29/2015

General Information

Employment History

Financial Analyst  - San Jose State University

Education

B.A.  - Spanish , San José State

Affiliations

Board Member  - Garden

Director, Treasurer  - Silicon Valley Pet Project

Co-Founder and Chair, Board of Directors  - Garden

President  - McKinley/Bonita Neighborhood Association

Web References  

Blog

"I don't look at the front yard as my property," Garden to Table Chair Sami Monsur said.
"I really look at it as a neighborhood garden." In 2007, Sami moved to her neighborhood in Central San Jose. After starting the neighborhood association in the area, Sami decided to open up her front yard to families who didn't have their own land to grow fresh fruit and vegetables. And since then, they've been harvesting fresh produce from her front yard. "By giving the neighbors ownership, one can be pleasantly surprised at how it gives them a piece of Mexico and a piece of soil to have of their own," Sami said.

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Sami Monsur
Chair Sami earned her B.A. in Spanish from San José State and is now a financial analyst at SJSU. Beyond her work at San Jose State, Sami has been involved in community activities throughout the Bay Area. Locally, she has served as the President of the McKinley/Bonita Neighborhood Association. Sami's passion for gardening inspired her to remove the front lawn of her downtown San José home and build garden beds which provide three local families with a place to grow their own vegetables. In addition to gardening, Sami is a dedicated supporter of local animal rescue organizations, and has also been a loving foster mom to numerous puppies and dogs in need.

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Board of Directors | Garden To Table | San Jose

Sami Monsur, Chair
Sami earned her B.A. in Spanish from San José State and is now a financial analyst at SJSU. Beyond her work at San Jose State, Sami has been involved in community activities throughout the Bay Area. Locally, she has served as the President of the McKinley/Bonita Neighborhood Association. Sami's passion for gardening inspired her to remove the front lawn of her downtown San José home and build garden beds which provide three local families with a place to grow their own vegetables. In addition to gardening, Sami is a dedicated supporter of local animal rescue organizations, and has also been a loving foster mom to numerous puppies and dogs in need.

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