Imane Amara is currently pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Theology and Religious Studies: Track Islam and in Psychology at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. In addition, she is a member of the faculty diversity committee of the Faculty Religion and Theology at the VU and a volunteer at IPeP, Islamitische Pedagogen- & Psychologenpraktijk.
She works as a student assistant in the Extreme Beliefs project led by Rik Peels. Her tasks include, among other things, helping with application procedures and maintaining the website. She also assists in research and helps with organizing conferences, workshops and lectures.