Amy Elizabeth Sellmyer

Creative Communication - Multi Media Specialist

Knowledge Management and Communication

Amy Sellmyer is a creative communications specialist at ICIMOD. She has a background in international relations, but her interest in telling stories led her to a career in communications. She has ten years of experience in the field, as an editor, writer, journalist, graphic designer, photographer, and in producing videos and exhibits.

She joined ICIMOD in 2012 as an editor. In 2017, she shifted from overseeing the editing and production of publications to her current role working with multimedia and visual communications and exploring fresh ways to bring attention to the issues ICIMOD works on among a wider range of audiences.

She received an undergraduate degree in international relations with a focus on economics and security from the University of Southern California in the United States, where she was also a part of the university’s honours writing programme.