Amber Tinsmon earned a Bachelor of Arts in sociolinguistics and political culture with a Certificate in Reproductive Health, Rights, and Justice from Hampshire College. Her undergraduate research focused on rhetoric and biopolitics, culminating in a thesis about the biosocial phenomenon of motherhood. Her primary research interests have shifted to include innovative ways public health policy can utilize emerging health technology to improve healthcare outcomes and she is pursuing a Masters of Bioethics to realize this dream. Amber grew up in Kansas City, Missouri and her professional background is in non-profit work and grant writing. She has had brief stints as a cheesemonger, a drama teacher, and a screenprinter.