Andrea (Andie) Tong is the Development and Communications Associate at the Center for Migration Studies (CMS). Before joining CMS in 2021, Andie served as a volunteer on a South Indian mango farm in solidarity with people living in social exclusion. During her service, she developed a branding and communications strategy for the NGO in response to the pandemic. In 2019, Andie received her B.S. in Environmental Earth Science from the University of Notre Dame where she learned to apply analytical thinking to Catholic Social Teaching and relationship building in the broader community. As a native Texan, Andie enjoys tacos and crawfish boils with her spirited Filipino family.