Amie Bishop, MSW, MPH
Consultant, Global Health and Human Rights
Ms. Bishop is a human rights advocate and global health leader with professional experience in more than 20 countries. Through her work with OutRight Action International, a global LGBTIQ human rights organization, and as an independent global health and human rights consultant, she focuses her efforts on the intersection of health access and human rights for LGBTIQ people globally. Currently, she is the Senior Research Advisor for OutRight Action International and the author of its recent report, Vulnerability Amplified: The Impact of COVID-19 on LGBTIQ People Globally. In 2019, she authored OutRight’s report entitled, Harmful Treatment: The Global Reach of So-called Conversion Therapy. From 2008 to 2017, she also served on OutRight’s Board of Directors and was Board Co-Chair for three years. From 1989 to 2014, she worked for PATH, a non-profit global health organization and held numerous technical and leadership positions, largely focused on HIV, tuberculosis, and women’s health. Ms. Bishop is an Adjunct Clinical Instructor at the University of Washington’s Department of Global Health and an invited member of the Civic Council for a program of the UW Jackson School of International Studies, representing perspectives on human rights for LGBTIQ people. She is also on the Advisory Panel of the Women in Global Health Seattle chapter. She holds Master’s degrees in Social Work and Public Health, both from Columbia University and was a Peace Corps Volunteer in Morocco in the early 1980s. She and her wife live in Seattle, WA, and have two sons.