Associate Economic Affairs Officer
United Nations, Geneva, Switzerland Portuguese-American
Amie has worked on issues related to environmental policy, sustainable development, urban development and housing at the United Nations. She has also worked in the non-profit sector, where she secured funding for global conservation projects. In addition, she has worked in the private sector in environmental health and safety, hazard communication and environmentally sound management. She has experience in providing technical assistance and capacity-building workshops; assisting in the implementation of multi-disciplinary projects on development issues and policies. Amie also co-founded _gaia, collective of women artists and activists whose members promote and support the work of local women artists while developing programs that encourage collaboration and create community to help emerging artists. In pursuit of raising awareness _gaia concentrated on activism, from issues in the local community and the art world, to global issues affecting the lives of women.