Amy is a graduate of Asbury University. She holds a master’s degree in international journalism from Baylor University and a master’s in national security and strategic policy from the U.S. Naval War College. Her professional experience is primarily in government and education. Named after Amy Carmichael, she similarly has a passion for protecting and advocating for children’s wellbeing. She lives in Virginia with her husband and daughter. She enjoys family time, playing with her Belgian Malinois, reading, writing, researching, and outdoor activities.