Amaris (she/her/hers) is a recent graduate of the University of St. Thomas where she earned a B.A. in communication and journalism, and justice and peace studies. She considers her studies an extension of her passion for analyzing the dynamics of power, wealth and cultural misunderstanding. During her undergraduate career she completed various internships with Twin Cities organizations in journalism, public policy, and programming and training.
Amaris has a strong passion for social justice, and through her internship experiences and volunteer opportunities has gained great skills in advocacy, intercultural and interpersonal communication, public speaking, and critical thinking. In the future, she hopes to continue her education by pursuing a graduate degree in student affairs.