Amy Leff

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Assistant Professor of Practice

M.B.A, The University of Texas at Austin
MPAff, LBJ School of Public Affairs, The University of Texas at Austin
B.A., Political Science, The University of Iowa
Teaching Areas:
Policy Communications

Amy is a tri-sector leader with diverse experience across the government, nonprofit, and technology sectors. Currently, she leads policy and safety programs at Medely, a tech company connecting healthcare professionals with economic opportunities.

Previously, Amy contributed to policymaking at Meta (formerly Facebook), helping make the internet safer for over 3.5 billion people worldwide. She led a team of policy analysts working to solve complex societal problems, such as political misinformation and hate speech. 

In the public sector, Amy served as speechwriter and communications manager for Texas’ first Latina Secretary of State across two government agencies. Her policy focus was workforce and economic development. 

Amy loves combining analytical rigor and principled decision-making to tackle complex problems. She holds an MBA and MPAff from the University of Texas at Austin and a BA in Political Science from The University of Iowa.

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