BA in Human Biology @ Stanford University (Stanford, CA) Concentrations: Public Health and Gerontology
Anthropological Research Work @ the University of Queensland (Brisbane, Australia); Topic: Aboriginal Health Care Issues for Women and Children California Program for Entrepreneurship @ Santa Clara University’s Leavey School of Business (Santa Clara, CA); Grand Prize Winner - Business Plan Competition
Amy has been a writer and editor for over 10 years. She joined EssayEdge in 2003 while pursuing her undergraduate studies in Human Biology at Stanford University in California.
Amy also works full-time as a Vice President for the Institute on Aging in San Francisco, a large non-profit organization that provides home care, health care, and social care to older adults and their families across four different counties in Northern California. Prior to this, she worked as a Program Director for Catholic Charities in San Jose, CA. She is a seasoned grant writer with a strong track record of securing funding to support various non-profit programs and initiatives. In addition, she is a Guest Contributor for Caring.com, publishing online articles related to family caregiving.
During her 7-year non-profit career, Amy has facilitated countless interviews for a wide range of positions and has cultivated expertise in talent recruitment, team building, and staff development. Amy firmly believes that as with writing, interviewing is an art that can truly be mastered by anyone through ongoing practice and the assistance of a good coach. She is enthusiastic about working with EssayEdge clients to help prepare them for both educational and professional interviews by sharing the practical tips, knowledge, and expertise she has accumulated over the years.
Amy lives in California’s San Francisco Bay Area/Silicon Valley with her husband and two young children. Outside of her writing/editing and non-profit management careers, she enjoys yoga, running, hiking, camping, and spending quality time with her family.