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Amy Lazarus

International Institute for Sustained Dialogue
Executive Director
Amy Lazarus is the Executive Director of the International Institute for Sustained Dialogue, where she served as the inaugural Executive Director of the Sustained Dialogue Campus Network, which develops everyday leaders who engage differences as strengths to improve their campuses, workplaces, and communities. Amy earned an M.S. in Public Policy and Management from Carnegie Mellon as a Dean’s Diversity and Leadership Fellow, an A.B. from Duke University, and was a Coro Fellow in Public Affairs. From Shaker Heights, Ohio, Amy lives in Washington, DC, where she serves on the board of Operation Understanding DC, is a USA Networks Characters Unite Awardee, and is a World Economic Forum Global Shaper.