Amanda is originally from Southern California. She recently finished her Master’s degree in Human Rights at Goldsmiths. For the past three years, she has participated in assisting refugee and asylum-seeking communities in Greece, the U.S., and the UK. She is passionate about the empowerment of marginalized and underserved communities through capacity building, user-led, and rights-based approaches. She also holds a Bachelor’s degree from Fordham University, where she majored in International Studies and minored in Humanitarian Studies. In the future, she hopes to continue working in the field of human rights through research, advocacy, and policy.