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Mamie Gummer

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Mamie Gummer is the Women’s Refugee Commission’s Ambassador.

Mamie got her first exposure to the Women's Refugee Commission when she interned in the organization’s communications department while she was a high school student. He first official role as Ambassador was in May 2010 when she presented a Voices of Courage award to Amalia Guzmán Molina, who fled from El Salvador and spent 16 months in detention in the U.S., then founded Families of the Incarcerated.

Mamie is the lead in Emily Owens, MD, which premiered on the CW network in October 2012. She previously co-starred in Off the Map  on ABC, and is an occasional guest star on CBS’s The Good Wife.

Raised in rural Salisbury, Connecticut, and schooled at Northwestern, Mamie is the eldest daughter of actress Meryl Streep and sculptor Don Gummer. She has appeared on screen in Evening, The Loss of a Teardrop Diamond, and Taking Woodstock. She made her Broadway debut in 2008 with Les Liaisons Dangereuses and received a 2005 Theatre World Award for her New York stage debut in the Roundabout Theater production Mr. Marmalade, as well as Lucille Lortel Award nominations for The Water's Edge and Uncle Vanya . She appeared in the Emmy Award-winning series John Adams and starred in New York’s Classic Stage Company’s production of Checkhov’s Three Sisters in 2010 and an off-Broadway production of School for Lies in 2011.