Amy Cowley graduated with a B.A. in Political Science with a concentration in International Politics and a minor in Middle East Studies from Utah State University. While at school she studied issues like the Israeli-Palestinian divide, the impact of COVID-19 on global economies, and how constitutional theories present in contemporary politics. Before joining WIIS, she was a corporate trainer for a homebuilding company and was a part of Professional Women in Building. She is currently getting her M.A. in International Affairs from George Washington University’s Elliott School of International Affairs with a concentration in Global Gender Policy.