Amel Ahmed is a digital news producer and reporter. At Al Jazeera America (AJAM), she has focused on immigration, the ongoing conflict in Yemen, race issues in the U.S. legal system, public health and other topics. Before joining AJAM, she helped produce a documentary on gentrification in New York City entitled 'The Changing Face of Harlem.' In 2011, she traveled to Yemen, where she covered the revolution as a special correspondent for Al Jazeera English. She has also worked for Democracy Now. She obtained her B.A. from New York University, where she studied Journalism and Middle East & Islamic Studies. She also obtained a law degree from Brooklyn Law School.