Amanda Miralrio graduated from GVSU with a B.A. in international relations in 2008. During her time at GVSU, she was a McNair Scholar under the supervision of Professor Polly Diven. She completed her master’s degree in international affairs at George Washington University in 2011. She is a Compliance Officer at the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC). The OFAC oversees trade with countries with whom the United States has economic sanctions.