Amie Newman

Joined Sep 2015
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Bio

About Me

I am a global health communicator, racial and social justice advocate, writer and editor.

Currently, I am a strategic communications consultant and work with social justice focused foundations and nonprofit organizations including Our Bodies Ourselves, International Women's Media Foundation, Foundation for a Just Society, and the NoVo Foundation. I am the former editor of Impatient Optimists, the blog for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and also served as Managing Editor/Senior Staff Writer for RH Reality Check (now Rewire News) where I helped build the award-winning digital platform for reproductive and sexual health and rights coverage.

I've been published in numerous progressive online publications and am a contributor to the newest edition of Our Bodies, Ourselves.

I live in Seattle, WA in the United States with my husband, two teenagers, and a dog named Butterfly.

My Vision

My vision is of a just and equitable society where all people have bodily autonomy!

Abilities

My expertise falls within reproductive justice (reproductive rights and health) in the US and globally, maternal health, and gender justice.

Interests

Economic EmpowermentGender-based ViolenceGirlsHealthHuman RightsLeadershipMen and BoysTechnology & Innovation

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Amie Newman loved I overcame my fears through the use of social media Jul 31 Amie Newman loved KENYA: The Day I Was Cut Jul 31 Amie Newman loved UGANDA: Love, Work, and Sickle Cell Jul 31 Amie Newman loved PHILIPPINES: There is Beauty in Our Differences Jul 31 Amie Newman loved Saving the lives of Malnourished Children in my Family. Jul 09 Amie Newman loved Rural Women's Economic Empowerment Jul 09 Amie Newman loved On Wealth Jul 09 Amie Newman loved Representation of Women in Economics for Economic Empowerment Jul 09 Amie Newman loved On Changing the Narrative; My Weakness, My Wealth. Jul 09 Amie Newman loved My sisters; my wealth Jul 09 Amie Newman loved WHAT CAN YOU DO FOR NIGERIAN POOR WOMEN, AS WE CELEBRATE INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY? Mar 20 Amie Newman loved Girls in control Mar 07 Amie Newman commented on MY CHILDHOOD - BASED ON TRUE LIFE STORY. Attributes to all African Women that dream to live a better life and pursue it, despite all odds. HAPPY INTERNATIONAL WOMENS DAY Mar 04 Amie Newman loved How I fought Gender Discrimination at home Mar 04 Amie Newman loved MY CHILDHOOD - BASED ON TRUE LIFE STORY. Attributes to all African Women that dream to live a better life and pursue it, despite all odds. HAPPY INTERNATIONAL WOMENS DAY Mar 04 Amie Newman loved AN ODE TO ALL THE MOMS IN THE WORLD Mar 04 Amie Newman commented on How to Get Involved Mar 04 Amie Newman loved How To Get Involved Mar 04 Amie Newman loved How To Get Involved Mar 04 Amie Newman loved First two days of the campaign Mar 04 Amie Newman loved Voice Power Pack Mar 04 Amie Newman loved Breaking the Silence, World Pulse Kenya Circle Mar 04 Amie Newman commented on THE PENIS AND THE VAGINA Feb 25 Amie Newman commented on MAKING PEACE SUSTAINABLE IN COLOMBIA Feb 25 Amie Newman commented on NIGERIA: I Was Fired for Being Pregnant Feb 23, 2017