Amber is originally from Fort Collins, Colorado and was eager to join the Heart & Hand team in 2019 after working with various youth and after-school programs in the past. Amber is a Licensed Social Worker who holds a Bachelor’s in Social Work from Belmont University and a Master’s in Social Work from the University of Denver. Amber has worked extensively within refugee resettlement organizations with youth and families in both youth programming and mental health capacities. She fully believes in the importance of building relationships with youth and their families and providing opportunities to learn and grow together. In her free time, Amber enjoys anything outdoors or adventurous and can often be found playing music or with friends and family.