Stephanie Amoako

Interim Policy Director

Stephanie Amoako joined Accountability Counsel in 2016 in our Policy Advocacy program, which engages in efforts to protect human and environmental rights in internationally financed projects.

Stephanie has extensive experience in international human rights advocacy around the world. Prior to joining Accountability Counsel, Stephanie was at the Public International Law & Policy Group in Washington, DC, and supported advocacy for transitional justice mechanisms in South Sudan and the creation of alternative justice mechanisms to address post-election violence in Kenya. Stephanie’s experience also includes work with the Research Center on Labor Relations and Inequality in São Paulo, Brazil, and UNDP Maldives. Stephanie is a past member of the Center for Strategic and International Studies’ Africa Policy Accelerator program and currently sits on the AfDB Independent Recourse Mechanism’s Stakeholder Advisory Council. Stephanie has an undergraduate degree in International Comparative Studies from Duke University, a J.D. from Columbia Law School, a master of international affairs from Columbia School of International and Public Affairs, and an LL.M in International Criminal Law from the University of Amsterdam.

Stephanie is a member of the New York State Bar.