Amber Gaither is the senior operations coordinator for Generation Progress. Gaither graduated from Elon University with a bachelor’s degree in exercise science and a minor in public health. While attending Elon University, Gaither studied abroad in Accra, Ghana, with the school’s fine arts department. Before joining Generation Progress, she worked as the communications intern at the ONE Campaign and as the development and events intern at Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry campaign. In both positions, she managed each organization’s social media account and participated in campaign and advocacy outreach.

Gaither was raised in Beaufort, South Carolina, and moved to Elon, North Carolina, to attend college. She enjoys traveling, eating any kind of seafood, and binge watching every crime or mystery TV series.