Cynthia Gabriel Walsh is the Senior Director of Organizing & Activism for Amnesty International USA. Cynthia is responsible for developing grassroots organizing strategies that focus on leadership development and advocacy engagement and she has been a part of Amnesty International since 1998. Prior to joining Amnesty International USA, she was a Peace Corps Volunteer in Guinea, West Africa. Cynthia holds a Masters of Science in Dispute Resolution from the University of Massachusetts, McCormack Graduate School of Policy Studies and an undergraduate degree in Anthropology, International Affairs, and Latino Studies from Northeastern University. Cynthia has lived and traveled extensively through the America’s, Europe, and West Africa. She is based in Massachusetts where she lives with her spouse and three sons.