Amy has been involved with diversity and inclusion efforts at CU Boulder since 2010. Amy approaches diversity, inclusion and equity work with cultural identities as a first-generation college student, xennial, multiracial, cisgender woman from a working class, Midwest/Iowan family. Amy’s preferred pronouns are she/her.
Amy has worked in the field of human resources since 2013. Amy’s educational and professional background includes:
- Master of Education, Educational Leadership and Policy Studies, Iowa State University
- Bachelor of Science, Animal Science
- Bachelor of Arts, Cultural Anthropology
- Intercultural Development Inventory (IDI) Qualified Administrator
- Intercultural Conflict Style Inventory (ICS)
- Real Colors, National Curriculum and Training Institute
- Everything DiSC, Wiley
- Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When Stakes Are High facilitator
- Strengths Educator at CU Boulder
Amy is also an instructor for IDI, LLC. and teaches qualifying seminars to certify participants to use the Intercultural Development Inventory.
Amy’s areas of expertise is training and facilitation design, implementation and assessment. Amy is passionate about engaging employees in developing intercultural competence and inclusive workplace practices, developing mentoring programs, facilitating self-reflection opportunities and personality assessments, developing an inclusive HR department, developing employees' inclusive management and leadership skills to support professionals and students on campus, connecting employees with resources for support and further development, creating new curriculum based on individual and organizational goals, staying current with subject-matter literature and researching tools and strategies for performance improvement, employee recognition and wellbeing.