Class I (2003-2004)

6. Amy Kay

Sponsor Club: USA, District 7600

Amy recently worked with the United Nations Development Program’s new HIV/AIDS Regional Program in the Arab States, working in a team developing projects focused on gender issues and media outreach in the Middle East/North Africa region.  She also worked on community HIV/AIDS education with grassroots AIDS orphans organization, Hope for Children, based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Amy studied Arabic in 2000 at the American University in Cairo as a Rotary Ambassadorial Scholar.  During that time, she worked for Egypt’s National Council for Women as a media consultant and later as a managing editor for IBA Media Group in Cairo. Amy continues to focus on HIV/AIDS during her last semester of research, concentrating on issues related to representation and human rights.  When finished with her Masters degree in Peace and Conflict Resolution at the University of Queensland, Amy would like to continue work related to HIV/AIDS.