|Born||June 16, 1978|
|Died||January 17, 2007(aged 28)|
Andrea Suzanne Parhamovich (June 16, 1978 – January 17, 2007) was a National Democratic Institute employee who was killed in Baghdad, Iraq when her convoy was ambushed as she was returning from teaching a class on democracy.
Parhamovich was born in Perry, Ohio. She was a graduate of Ohio's Marietta College. She developed her career in political communication with the Massachusetts Governor's office, and the International Republican Institute in Iraq before joining the NDI staff in 2006.
The General Assembly of Vermont passed a resolution commemorating Parhamovich's actions in Iraq. Magdy Martinez, Executive Head, United Nations Democracy Fund in a message of condolences described Parhamovich's legacy: "The murderers who ended her life and the lives of her guards also knew this very well and wanted probably to kill the freedom Andrea represents when using their tools of assassins against her."
The Andi Foundation was established in her honor to provide financial assistance for college scholarships and access to internship opportunities in politics and media. The Foundation also runs the Andi Leadership Institute, which provides DC-based leadership training each summer for women in conflict areas around the world.
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- Gamel, Kim (January 19, 2007). "American Killed in Iraq Was Set to Marry". Washington Post.
- "ACT OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY NO. R-95. HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION IN MEMORY OF ANDREA PARHAMOVICH (H.C.R.65)". Vermont General Assembly.
- Packer, George (April 20, 2008). "What She Did for Love". Sunday Book Review. The New York Times.
- "NDI Democracy worker killed in Baghdad" (Press release). United Nations Democracy Fund (UNDEF). Archived from the original on July 16, 2007.
- "Sarah Jessica Parker Blows Off Benefit For Fallen Baghdad Activist". New York Observer. Archived from the original on October 6, 2008.
- The Andi Foundation
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