Amy Biedermann is a Ph.D. student in the College of Education at Texas State University whose research focuses on adult learning and pedagogies of social transformation. She recently spent five months in Santiago de Chile collecting women’s stories of activism and resistance for her research on the Educación No Sexista protest movement. She has also studied abroad in the Czech Republic and the People’s Republic of China and has interned with human rights organizations in Uganda and Kenya. Amy served two years with AmeriCorps VISTA in New Orleans where she led a team of twenty AmeriCorps members working in education, affordable housing, food justice, and immigrant rights. In her spare time, Amy enjoys making jewelry, reading the latest selection from her book club, and going on walks with her senior rescue dog, Winston.
Updated June 2020
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