Amber is dedicated to social justice and is a strong advocate for progressive organizing. She is a current PhD student in Environmental Applied Science and Management at Ryerson University. Her research focuses on examining environmental justice in urban forest management and decision-making. Amber has been working as a facilitator and educator, both locally and internationally, for the past six years with several non-profits. She is a progressive leader on campus in her roles as a graduate student, course instructor, and writing programs developer. In her spare time, she enjoys riding her bicycle around the city, exploring new parks, playing with dogs, and spending time with her partner and friends.