Sus Sama works as a Research Assistant for Ecologic Institute's plastics team at. She supports the team in the areas of plastics and urban governance through content research, communication tasks and administrative activities. Sus Sama is fluent in German, English, and Kurdish.
During her studies, Sus worked as a student assistant for the Engagement Global Development School Exchange Program (ENSA) and interned for the Alliance for Development and Climate Foundation.
Sus Sama graduated from the Freie Universität Berlin (FU Berlin) with a bachelor's degree in geography. There, she also pursues a master’s degree in Geographical Development Studies. In her bachelor thesis, Sus Sama dealt with the infrastructural development and socio-spatial development of the Colombian city of Medellín.