Nominated by NGO CSW/Geneva
Amy Dowdle graduated with a Bachelor of Biomedical Science (Honours, First Class) from the University of Otago in 2015. After spending a few years in the lab as a genomic researcher, she has recently completed her Master of Bioethics and Health Law (also at Otago) and now works for the New Zealand Parliament. Amy joined Graduate Women International in 2017, and soon took on leadership roles in the organisation at the local, national, and international level. Amy is currently the President of the Young Member Committee of GWI and is committed to collaborating across borders to promote gender equality. She is particularly passionate about ensuring equitable access to healthcare and education for women and girls, as well as promoting the involvement of young women in leadership and governance roles.