Amber joined is the Director of the LEDA Policy Project. As Policy Project Director, Amber manages the LEDA Policy Corps, a select group of students from the LEDA community who are trained in key federal policy and higher education topics and participate in various activities to ensure that student perspectives are at the center of higher education policy and practice. Amber is an alumna of the College Advising Corps and completed her service at Alief Elsik High School in Houston, TX. She graduated from Texas A&M University with a B.A. in Sociology, a minor in Africana Studies, and a Certificate in Race and Ethnic Relations. She received her M.A. in Education Policy with a concentration in Higher Education and Law from Teachers College, Columbia University. Her culminating master’s project analyzed the outcomes and impacts of in-state aid and tuition policies for undocumented students.
Last modified: January 21, 2020