Amie Bishop

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Amie
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Bishop
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OutRight Action International
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Amie Bishop (she/her) is the Senior Research Advisor for OutRight Action International, based in Seattle. She is the author of its recent reports, Vulnerability Amplified: The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on LGBTIQ People published in May 2020, and Harmful Treatment: The Global Reach of So-Called Conversion Therapy, published in August 2019. She previously served on OutRight’s Board of Directors from 2008 to 2017. 

Amie is a human rights advocate and global health leader with professional experience in more than 20 countries. Between 1989 and 2014 she worked for PATH, a non-profit global health organization where her work spanned a variety of leadership and technical roles in the areas of TB, HIV, and women’s health. Amie is also an Adjunct Clinical Instructor at the University of Washington’s Department of Global Health and the Jackson School of International Studies. Amie is an elected member of the Advisory Committee of Seattle’s Women in Global Health initiative and is on the board of Rise Beyond the Reef, a community empowerment organization in Fiji. Amie holds Master’s Degrees in Social Work and Public Health from Columbia University.

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