Amanda Prasuhn recently joined the Financial Aid Office as the Loan Repayment Assistance Program (LRAP) Advisor. Amanda is originally from St. Louis, Missouri. She holds a B.S. in Biology from the University of Missouri and a J.D. from Stanford Law School. Prior to joining UC Berkeley, she was a senior associate attorney at a private public interest environmental law firm working on protecting California’s water, consumers, public lands, and threatened and endangered species. Before that, she was a legal fellow at the Center for Biological Diversity focused on oceans and environmental health. She currently lives in Berkeley and spends her free time running, hiking, camping, and volunteering with local youth organizations.