Amy Passaro is the Program Associate for the Airbel Impact Lab. She assists with projects, grants management, and operational support under the direction of the Senior Program and Finance Manager. Before joining the IRC, Amy worked in UNRWA’s Donor Relations Unit in Beirut, Lebanon, helping manage proposals and reports for government donors. She also worked as the Event Assistant for WITNESS, a Brooklyn based non-profit that strives to use technology to expose human rights abuses. Amy is currently working remotely on a research project focused on the conflict in Western Sahara and its related UN peacekeeping mission, MINURSO. Amy holds an M.A. in Global Policy Studies from Rutgers University. In her time as a student, Amy was the Rutgers Chapter President of the Palestine Children’s Relief Fund, where she oversaw the daily operations and outreach efforts of the organization.