Amber joined Redstone after working at the Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen Foundation, where she supported courses on strategic philanthropy and women in leadership. Amber is passionate about education, inclusivity, and human services. She enjoys applying evidence-based creative thinking to help clients tackle interconnected social challenges, because she believes that helping people ask the right questions and evaluate results will empower them to have greater impact in their communities.
Amber graduated from Stanford University with a master’s degree in Management Science & Engineering and a bachelor’s degree in Engineering: Architectural Design. While at Stanford, Amber was a member of the Designing Education Lab, where she focused on research and course development related to improving the representation of women and other historically marginalized groups in engineering. She also tutored all genres of writing at the Hume Center for Writing and Speaking and served as a Teaching Fellow for a Raise Your Voice: Learn to Write Successfully for College and Beyond pilot course. Amber is deeply committed to applying research-based and identity affirming approaches to education and social services, in order to both meet immediate needs and promote confidence, agency, and joy.
Amber is a California native, and loves to dance, read, drink coffee, explore new places, and spend time with her husband Michael and their little dog Annie.