Grace Linczer joins PEN America as the Membership and Outreach Assistant. Prior to joining PEN, Grace supported the Member Engagement team at Amnesty International USA. There she worked to foster a nationwide community of activists around the organization’s priority human rights campaigns. In 2016 Grace graduated from the University of Notre Dame, where she received her BA in Sociocultural Anthropology and International Peace Studies. Time spent working among migrant communities in Italy was formative in shaping Grace’s commitment to human rights advocacy, grassroots activism, and storytelling as a means of speaking truth to power.