Amer currently serves on the Advisory Board for Donkeysaddle Projects and is the former Project Manager. Amer has received a Masters of Art degree in International Policy Studies and an MBA in International Management from the Monterey Institute of International Studies in Monterey California. He obtained a Bachelors of Art in Economics from Middlebury College in Vermont and attended the United World College of the Adriatic in Duino, Italy. Amer has participated in hearing and panels and tours across the United States to speak about the devastation that struck his family during the Israeli assault on Gaza in 2009. He also highlighted the suffering and numerous injustices Palestinians in Gaza suffer from as a result of the Israeli occupation and siege. Amer spoke at the US Congress, Georgetown University, University of Illinois and the University of Arizona partnering with organizations such Jewish Voice for Peace, Islamic Relief USA and the American Friends Service Committee.