Elliot Stoller is the co-founder and previous co-president of AMENDS. In 2011, Elliot and Khaled Alshawi co-founded AMENDS to contribute to the struggles for dignity across the Middle East and United States. Elliot graduated from Stanford in 2013 and then helped build the Koc University Team and organize the first Fellows Forum in Istanbul. Elliot is currently a PhD student in Organizational Behavior at Harvard. His research interests focus on the organizational dynamics within government bureaucracies and socioeconomic interest groups. Elliot has also worked in energy policy for New York State, and as a research assistant at Stanford focusing on institutional change.