Co-Founder of the Women’s Earth Alliance, Co-Founder of the Ripple Academy
Amira Diamond joined Melinda Kramer as the Women’s Earth Alliance’s Co-Director in 2007 to expand programs, build the team, and create a community of support for its work. Active with-in the NGO community for over 20 years, she has worked for community health, environmental and food justice, LGBTQ issues, and women’s rights, directing organizations like Julia Butterfly Hill’s Circle of Life and Democracy Matters. She graduated from Colgate University with a degree in women’s studies, studied women and development at the University of the West Indies in Jamaica, and attended Starr King School for the Ministry in Berkeley, California. She is a holistic health counselor and brings a holistic approach to all aspects of organizational design. Amira’s deepest inspiration comes from her two young sons, and her family of musicians, artists and dedicated community organizers. In her spare time she plays the violin and directs the Social Prophet Choir.