Amie Gallagher is a community development worker from Creggan in Derry. Currently she is the project coordinator for the Focus Project, which provides local women with practical support and a platform for their voice and issues to be heard within the wider community. Amie has experience in facilitating good relations and contentious issues workshops with young people from interface communities.
She has a background in human rights and women’s rights education. Her interests lie particularly in the development of deprived communities in a post conflict setting, informal community education, opportunities for inclusion of minorities, policing these communities and the experiences and outcomes for women and young people, considering the inter-generational impact of the conflict.