Amy is an adviser on applications of digital technologies in programmatic contexts at Oxfam and is supporting Oxfam’s ambitions to shape a more equitable and inclusive technology landscape. Her role involves supporting staff and partners working in humanitarian response, campaigning and long term development to explore effective design and good practice. Amy was influential in the development of Oxfam’s Responsible Data Policy and accompanying training pack, which focuses on treating information with respect for the rights and dignity of those whom data is about. Amy co-edited the Gender and Development Journal issue on gendered policy and practice approaches in Information Communications Technology. Amy previously worked for FrontlineSMS, who build text message management tools and support organisations to develop effective applications and was on the board of anti-harassment charity Hollaback! Amy holds a Masters in Human Rights from University College London (UCL), with a specialism in the rights of internally displaced people (IDPs).
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