Amy is an operations associate for the foundation’s Andes-Amazon Initiative.
Prior to joining the foundation, Amy worked in Brazil within the realm of international education, introducing American MBA groups to Rio de Janeiro to learn about the regional market and business environment. She most recently worked at IIE in San Francisco with a U.S. State Department program and corporate responsibility programs with Adobe, Chevron and Mattel, managing grantee relations, operations and communications.
Amy received her B.A. in international studies from the University of California at Berkeley. She is trilingual in English, Portuguese and Spanish. Having traveled to 34 countries, Amy is an avid explorer but considers South America to be her second home.