Major: Political Science & Environmental Studies
Graduating Year: 2024
Hometown: Bangor, Maine
Amara is a systems-thinker whose lived experiences have led her to advocate at the intersection of the environmental and social justice movements. She spearheads grassroots, policy, and community science efforts that aim to grant youth of color positive experiences in the outdoors. She has received state, national, and international recognition for her work, including being named a 2021 National Geographic Young Explorer. She plans to continue her advocacy in the field of public policy and aspires to attend law school.