The International Society of Female Professionals Recognizes Sidoney Samuels-Buckridge


Sidoney Samuels-Buckridge is a senior engagement and communications advisor to C-suite leaders in the life sciences, consulting and media industries.  She is an award-winning engagement and communications professional with more than 20 years’ experience in public relations, journalism, corporate affairs and executive engagement in various industries. Sidoney Samuels-Buckridge currently holds a leadership role in AstraZeneca and is the author of Pain to Purpose: My Journey to Redemption.

Her role with AstraZeneca is Director, Employee Engagement, North America Research & Development (R&D), where she is Head of the Employee Engagement Department. Her responsibilities involve driving engagement and diversity and inclusion initiatives for North America R&D sites. She works with senior leaders to develop and effectively execute engagement opportunities to the more than 6,000 employees across five sites.

Sidoney is a strong project leader and a trusted consultant with experience in national and global environments. Some of her specialties include Leadership Consultation, Employee Engagement, Diversity and Inclusion, Strategic Planning & Execution, Change Management and Internal Communications.

Sidoney has a passion for people, and she spends a lot of her time mentoring young professional women – specifically women of color – on how to navigate the corporate world. Sidoney lives in Maryland with her husband, two sons and her mom. She enjoys reading, travelling and has written several published articles. Pain to Purpose: My Journey to Redemption is her first novel.

Sidoney holds a Master of Mass Communications degree in Journalism from the University of South Carolina, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications from Elizabethtown College.

As an International Society of Female Professionals Member, Sidoney Samuels-Buckridge, can be found on the Association Directory, where she is looking forward to networking with you. To learn more about Sidoney you can visit her website at

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