American University – U.S. Fails the Test for Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) Laws



Date: November 1, 2018
University: American University
Time: 11:30 PM – 1:30 PM
Address: American University Washington College of Law,
Room NT01
Speaker(s): Amanda Parker,
Senior Director, AHA Foundation


Description: Amanda Parker, Senior Director of the AHA Foundation, will discuss the landscape of State and Federal legislation of FGM in the U.S.

Lunch will be served.

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Amanda Parker, Senior Director, joined the AHA Foundation in 2011 following two years as Chief of Staff for Ayaan Hirsi Ali. Ms. Parker has worked with survivors of honor violence to help them find protection, including the repatriation of a woman taken overseas for forced marriage. She has facilitated trainings on honor violence and forced marriage with guidance counselors, law enforcement, service providers and other professionals. Ms. Parker played a key role in organizing the annual John Jay College conferences for the AHA Foundation from 2011-2013. She began her career on Wall Street. Ms. Parker holds a BA in Marketing and International Business from Kansas State University.


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