Amelia joined Tahirih in 2020. As a Legal Advocate in the Baltimore office, Amelia is responsible for supporting the interdisciplinary legal team through advocating for clients and providing support and assistance to attorneys representing clients. Prior to joining Tahirih, Amelia worked 17 months at Europe’s southern border collaborating on projects supporting women and children of Moroccan descent in the Spanish city of Melilla (located within Morocco) in navigating the city’s administrative, health, and judicial systems. She previously worked in Washington, DC at Human Rights Watch as the Business and Human Rights Associate.
“I am inspired by the courage of Tahirih’s clients in navigating the legal and social systems, and by the resilience of the team in accompanying them.”
Education: Mount Holyke College, BA
Languages: Spanish, French