Amanda received her MA in Public Policy and International Law from The American University of Paris, and her BA from Simmons College in International Relations, Political Science and Economics. Her operations experience includes several years at Boston After School & Beyond, America Reads, and the BU School of Public Health. As a former refugee and activist in the Bosnian community, she serves as a project volunteer with various nonprofits focused on promoting Bosnian culture and heritage within the diaspora. She has completed a court analysis of the Mladić trial at The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia and the Oxford International Human Rights Law Programme. Amanda was a Senior Leader with the State Department’s Initiative “Women: Changing the Face of Leadership”, was a student organizer of the Gender, Justice and Social Entrepreneurship Conference, and the Simmons World Challenge addressing: “At the Edge of Poverty: Empowering Women to Change their Lives and their Worlds”. Amanda is multi-lingual, speaking English, Bosnian, and French (proficiently).