Amy is community programme specialist and multilinguist who has used her Spanish and Arabic language skills internationally to promote intercultural dialogue and exchange, and encourage community engagement. She brings frontline charity experience to complement her work fundraising for community projects, and overseeing grants programmes relating to education and research in the Middle East.
Prior to joining I.G., Amy worked at Paiwand Afghan Association, where she coordinated youth and mentoring services for young unaccompanied minors and refugees in London. Amy has extensive international experience, having worked with a number of charities in Latin America combatting social inequality. Amy also has a strong interest in environmental justice, and has conducted primary research on renewable energy use in Oman with the Anglo-Omani Society.
Amy holds an MA in International Studies and Diplomacy from SOAS, and a BA in Geography and Spanish Studies from Lancaster University. She has also attended intensive Arabic language courses at Middlebury Language School in USA, Sultan Qaboos College in Oman and at SOAS in the UK.Read More