Amie is the director of humanitarian and global development programs at Outright International, which is based in Seattle. She is the author of its recent reports titled Vulnerability Amplified: The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on LGBTIQ People, published in May 2020, and Harmful Treatment: The Global Reach of So-Called Conversion Therapy, published in August 2019. She served on Outright’s board of directors from 2008 to 2017.
Amie is a human rights advocate and global health leader with professional experience in more than 20 countries. Between 1989 and 2014, she worked for PATH, a nonprofit global health organization where her work spanned a variety of leadership and technical roles in the areas of tuberculosis, HIV, and women’s health. Amie is also an adjunct clinical instructor in the University of Washington’s Department of Global Health and the Jackson School of International Studies. She is an elected member of the advisory committee of Seattle’s Women in Global Health initiative and serves on the board of Rise Beyond the Reef, a community empowerment organization in Fiji. Amie holds master’s degrees in social work and public health from Columbia University.