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We are especially excited to share our signature Citizen Journalism and Digital Empowerment Curriculum. Start learning today!

Amie Newman

About Me: 

I am a Communications Officer and the Blog Editor for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation in Seattle. Previously, I was the Managing Editor for the award-winning web site RH Reality Check, an online publication covering global reproductive and sexual health news and information. I enjoy writing about maternal health and rights including pregnancy, childbirth, access to midwifery; as well as international global women's rights issues. I have blogged for the advocacy organization,, and the Women's Rights section on I have also been featured, cited or reposted on many well-read online publications including: Alternet, Huffington Post, Common Dreams, Truthout, US News & World Report Women’s Health Blog, Feministe, Science & Sensibility, The American Prospect,, Women’s eNews, Ms. Foundation blog. I live with her husband, and two beautiful children where they tend to their dogs and chickens in the city of Seattle.

My Passions: 
family, friends, writing, reading, yoga, hiking, animals
My Areas of Expertise: 
women's health and rights, sustainable living, yoga

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