Amy graduated from the University of Victoria in 2009 with a double major in English/History. She has always been passionate about helping her community and has worked with Edmonton organizations such as the Bissell Centre and Mustard Seed. Her passion for International development was fostered while in university where she was a member of Engineers Without Borders, teaching Junior High students about the importance of clean water in developing nations.
In 2010, she began working with the Etisah Foundation that supports educational and infrastructure development most notably with the Save the Children Alliance Orphanage in Limbe, Cameroon. In 2013, she led a volunteer excursion to Limbe to oversee the orphanage project. She is a Top 30 under 30 award recipient for the Alberta Council for Global Cooperation.
Amy is currently an Ironman athlete and a personal trainer in Calgary, Alberta where she is also piloting a project for young girls and fitness.