Amanda Sheldon is a first year masters student in International Development in the School of International Service, with a focus in migration and development. She co-founded and continues to run a non-profit organization in Guatemala, the Guatemala Children’s Education Fund, which provides academic scholarships and educational support to Guatemalan youth living on coffee farms in Western Guatemala. This summer, she will also travel to Guatemala to conduct research on the connection between migration and development in the community of La Trinidad, Guatemala. Prior to coming to American University, Amanda worked for the California ACLU Legislative Office as a Legislative Assistant.
B.A. Political Science; B.A. International Relations, University of California, Davis
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