Andrews graduated from the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University, where she earned her juris doctorate degree and a certificate in federal Indian law. Prior to that, she earned a bachelor’s degree in Spanish and Portuguese, a master’s in English, and a master’s in public health in policy and management from the University of Arizona. In addition, Andrews earned a master’s in business administration in international business from the University of Phoenix. She was a Udall intern at the office of Congressman Raul Grijalva.
Prior to joining the Wassaja Center in May 2023, Andrews served on the university’s Community Action Council Committee of the American Indian Research Center for Health, where she ensured that tribal and urban American Indian/Alaskan Native people had meaningful participation in the development of relevant programs and priorities.
She also served as a site manager for the Child Welfare and Juvenile Law Tribal-State Justice Partnerships program at the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges, working primarily with tribes and tribal courts as well as other types of courts, including dependency, delinquency, juvenile drug and dual status courts.