Amy has worked in communications, fundraising and management in arts, culture and creative sectors for over 20 years. Prior to joining the Foundation, Amy has worked for a wide range of charities, businesses and organisations, from tech start ups and grassroots community groups to national and international bodies including Arts Council England.
For the past four years, she has run her own arts management and production company, supporting and developing art and cultural work that promotes social cohesion, equality and diversity.
Amy was born in Austin, Texas. She has a BA from Sarah Lawrence College, NY and qualifications from University of the Arts London and Trust for Developing Communities. She is also founder of voluntary Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) literature organisation Writing Our Legacy. She sits on several arts boards and BAME focused groups including Audioactive, Disability Arts Online, New Writing South and Milton Keynes Islamic Arts & Culture Organisation.
Amy is responsible for all aspects of the Foundation’s communications including press, print and digital marketing, social media and advocacy, from strategic planning to on the ground delivery.
Ask her about
Digital. Seaside regeneration. Literature. Electronic music.
We love East London
East London is a vibrant place for food, art and culture, music, community life and more. She loves the myriad of eclectic venues such as Hackney Museum, Rich Mix and nighttime venues, as well as the many diverse arts, culture and heritage organisations in the area. For her, places are always about the people, first and foremost.
Did you know…
Amy is a writer and is working on a short story collection and artist film about her childhood Mexican-American neighbourhood of Austin, Texas.
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