Amy Siskind

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activist (1965)
Mon Sep 16 2019
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Amy Siskind is an American writer, spokesperson, and activist for women’s rights. She is the writer of The List: A Week-by-Week Reckoning of Trump's First Year. 

She is widely known for her activity against Donald Trump and his works. Besides, she also advocates for the LGBTQ+ community.

Early life and Family

Amy Siskind was born on 16th December 1965, in Marblehead Massachusetts, United States of America, where another American writer Jacob Bernstein was also born. 

Born to her Jewish parents Barnard Siskind and Lipsky Siskind, she is of Jewish descent and holds American nationality. Siskind's mother is a former president of the Jewish synagogue.

She grew up listening to her family's stories of their life at the time of the Great Depression. Siskind also has four siblings with her, but there are no details about them. One of her brothers is reported to have down syndrome and diabetes. 

Education and Career

Talking about her education, Siskind joined Marblehead High School and graduated in 1984. Later she attended Cornell University and achieved her BA degree in Economics in 1987. Additionally, Amy also completed her MBA in Finance and International via NYU Stern School of Business. 

Amy Siskind during her work as an executive for the Wall Street
image: Amy Siskind's career

Soon after her graduation, Amy began her career as a Wall Street executive. She also served as an expert and pioneer in the distressed debt trading market.

Additionally, in 2008, Siskind co-founded The New Agenda along with 30 members who were the supporter of Hillary Clinton

The New Agenda is an organization which is focused on the improvement of the lives of girls and women by implementing systemic change the school, workplace, home, and media.

Amy Siskind's sexual orientation

Talking about her sexuality and affairs, Amy has openly cited that she is a lesbian. But, she has not mentioned her partner to date. 

Siskind's sexual orientation was publicly known when she tweeted supporting same-sex affair and marriage.

Mother of two children

The talented activist has two children, a son Jackson Bayer (born in 1997) and a daughter named Amanda Bayer

Siskind promiting her book along with her kids
image: Amy with her son and daughter

Moreover, there is no detail with whom Amy shares her kids with.

Her elder child, Jackson recently graduated from the Middlebury College in 2019. He currently studies at Haverford College.

Gay supporter

Amy was recently honored for her LGBTQ advocacy. Being a proud lesbian, Amy is supporting LGBTQ for many years. 

Moreover, she also tweets showing her love, care, and support towards gay marriage. 

Net worth

Amy makes decent money as a spokesperson, writer, and activist. Till date, Siskind has credited in many programs as a spokesperson, wrote popular books, and served as an activist, which adds up to her total assets. 

Looking at her Instagram posts, Amy seems to be living a standard life with a good fortune. As of 2019, Siskind's total net worth is estimated to be in around a million, which is less than an American writer Adrian Lester with an entire fortune of $5 million

Salary- $80,000 approx.

According to some sources, the average salary of an American writer is $49,392, and spokesperson is $81,000 per year. Hence we can assume the yearly income of Amy Siskind to be $80,000.

Additionally, Amy also earns as a writer through her book sale. Till date, she has published several famous books. One of her well-known book titled The List has a price tag of $15.37

Pet lover

Prominent activist and public speaker are very fond of dogs. She equally spends time with her dogs.

Amy with her dogs Arleen Siskind and Sheep Siskind.
Amy's pets

She has two hybrid dogs named Arleen Siskind and Sheep Siskind. Additionally, Amy has made Instagram accounts for both of the dogs. 

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