Ms. Peters moved to Seattle from Portland, Oregon to attend college at Seattle University and study history. During university she interned at various non-profits, most notably the Council on American Islamic Relations. After graduating college, she took some time off to travel to South East Europe and the Caribbean. Her first job out of school was at workers compensation and Social Security law firm. Ms. Peters has also been volunteering at the Parole Preparation Project since moving to New York City in September 2017.
Ms. Peters holds a B.A. in History from Seattle University.