On a mission to empower women and girls to create a world where both men and women thrive, Amy Logan is a global women’s human rights activist, working through online advocacy campaigns, social media, journalism, documentary films, coaching, training and collaborative partnerships, and speaking to audiences from Los Angeles to Turkey.
As a Certified Professional Co-Active Coach with advanced training by BEabove Leadership in the neuroscience of transformation and egosystem dynamics by Learning as Leadership, Amy works directly with leaders, change agents, social entrepreneurs and non-profits worldwide to enhance performance and reach individual, team and organizational potential. Amy is Executive Coach and Director of Content Marketing for Learning as Leadership, a 30-year-old leadership development and culture change organization. She coaches young women leaders through The Coaching Fellowship, directors at UNICEF in the U.S. and Africa and at the United Nations Association of the USA, and members of the Youth Parliament of Pakistan.
Amy recently gave presentations at global political and legal conferences at New York University, Oxford University, the University of Southern California, Gediz University and Eylul University (Turkey). She has also consulted with UNESCO and been a featured speaker at UN Women.
Amy is featured in and the Consulting Producer for “The Price of Honor”, the documentary about the 2008 honor killing case of Sarah and Amina Said in Texas. The film premiered in the USA in September 2014 and will be presented at film festivals worldwide through 2015.
Amy is also on the Advisory Board of “Honor Diaries”, an award-winning documentary film that features women from Muslim societies speaking out about how honor violence has impacted their lives.
Amy’s writing and/or photography has been published in The New York Times Magazine, The Los Angeles Times, Harper’s, The Dallas Morning News, The Denver Post, Vegetarian Times, Natural Solutions magazine and many others. She worked on staff at several newspapers and magazines, published health care industry journals, and wrote a nationally syndicated travel column for a syndicate of The Chicago Tribune. She contributed an essay to the 2008 anthology Mothering Heights’ Manual for Motherhood, Vol. 1: What We Wish We Knew Before We Became a Milk Machine, Short Order Cook, Shuttle Driver, Laundress MOTHER (Mothering Heights’ Press), which became an Amazon #1 best-seller in the Motherhood category.
Amy’s personal essay, “Three Ways to Respond to a Rape Joke”, was featured on The Good Men Project and selected for the “Imagining Equalities” global exhibition of The International Museum of Women / The Global Fund for Women in 2014.
Amy studied creative writing with Booker Prize finalist Arnost Lustig, Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Henry Taylor and National Book Award finalist Andre Dubus III and attended the 2006 and 2008 Squaw Valley Fiction Writers Workshops.
She is working on her next novel and another film, among other projects.