Amelia Johnson is a Communications Specialist at the Center on the Developing Child. As part of our Communications team, Amelia plays a key role effectively communicating to target audiences about the research and work of the Center. Prior to joining the Center in September 2022, Amelia worked for Jumpstart for Young Children, a national early education non-profit. As the Senior Development Writer at Jumpstart, Amelia spread awareness about the importance of high-quality early education and the impact of Jumpstart’s programming.
Before moving to Boston, Amelia lived in Washington, D.C. and worked in the international policy sector. She wrote content for the E-Collaborative for Civic Education (Tavaana), a non-profit that advocates for civil rights in Iran, and worked as a Participant Manager at the Halifax International Security Forum, a non-profit that fosters collaboration between democracies worldwide.
Amelia holds a B.A. in Political Science from Hobart and William Smith Colleges, where she also minored in English and Writing Colleagues, a unique peer-tutoring program aimed at helping students improve their writing process.