Amie Kashon is the Chief Initiatives Officer at the Pacific Council on International Policy, where she oversees issue area-specific projects (initiatives) and manages the organization’s development work. At present she is the staff lead on the Mexico Initiative, manages several institutional strategic partnerships, and oversees the organization’s annual fund including relationships with individual donors, grants and foundations, and sponsor organizations. She has served in a variety of roles in events, membership, and development since her start at the Pacific Council in 2013. Previously, she worked with the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR). She received a Bachelor’s degree in Diplomacy and World Affairs magna cum laude from Occidental College and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. Outside the office she is an avid pop culture consumer, fiction reader, swimmer, and runner.