Amanda Borquaye joined Relman Colfax in 2018 for a two-year term as a civil rights paralegal. Her work focuses on supporting the firm's civil rights litigation and civil rights counseling practices.
Amanda graduated from Tufts University with a B.A. cum laude and high thesis honors in International Relations, concentrating in International Security, and Sociology, concentrating in globalization, transnationalism, and migration. During college, Amanda was a research assistant on the Tufts University Prison Initiative’s foundational study, which examined various college-behind-bars programs. She also interned at LIFT, a national anti-poverty non-profit that provides direct services in urban areas. At Tufts, she was the co-president of the Protestant Student Association, a Tisch Scholar at the Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life, and the founder of the Tufts chapter of the Petey Greene Program, a prison education organization that places college students as tutors in correctional facilities. She was the recipient of the Presidential Award and the Tufts Senior Award.
In her spare time, she enjoys being outdoors, attending concerts, baking, and teaching herself how to play the mandolin.